Autism

Do you know this man? Police say he stole seven packages from the porch of a Studio City family. (credit: Chuck Saftler/Surveillance video)

Grinch Steals Christmas From Studio City Family With A Teen Son With Autism

There is no time to replace the stolen CD or find a duplicate to arrive by Christmas.

12/21/2014

Special Needs Network

Special Needs Network To Give Away Toys & Books This Saturday To Kids In Need

Autism Activist and Advocate Areva Martin visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to talk about the Special Needs Network book and holiday gift giveaway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2014

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Infamous Intersection’s Signals Changed After Teen With Autism Fatally Struck By 2 Cars

A five-point intersection considered by many residents to be busy, confusing and dangerous, is seeing changes after a teenager with autism was struck and killed by two cars as he was walking to school.

11/12/2014

Have you seen this missing teen? He was last seen in the Westchester area. (credit: the McCrary family)

Police Hunt Missing Teen With Autism, Chaka Khan’s Nephew

The missing teen was last seen about 2 p.m. Sunday in the Westchester area, near the LMU campus.

10/19/2014

A teen is missing in Monrovia Canyon Park. (credit: CBS)

Missing Boy, 15, With Autism Found Safe Near Monrovia Canyon Park

The 15-year-old boy was hiking with a group of kids with special needs when he got separated.

10/11/2014

Autism Speaks (Autism Speaks)

Scientists At UC Riverside Point At Enzyme For Critical Role In Development Of Autism

After years of work the new discovery could help children with Fragile X who also have autism.

07/25/2014

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Police: Boy With Autism Found Living In Cage In Anaheim Home

Two Orange County parents were taken into custody for allegedly keeping their son with severe autism in a cage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2014

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Teen With Autism Goes Missing From South LA Home

An 18-year-old man with autism went missing over the weekend from his South Los Angeles home, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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A Preview Of Stephanie’s Day 2014

This Saturday, June 21st, the fourth Stephanie’s Day will be held on the CBS Studios lot (4200 Radford, Studio City, 91604). Admission and parking are free. The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

06/18/2014

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Spotlight: The Boone Fetter Clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

The Boone Fetter Clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles specializes in diagnosing and treating autism from infancy to adolescence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

Jesse Snodgrass got his high school diploma on Thursday. (credit: CBS)

After Expulsion On Bogus Drug Charge, Boy With Autism Graduates High School

“It was heartbreaking and it was unconscionable but to see him come back and accomplish this is makes me really proud as a father,” said Doug.

06/05/2014

Eric Ferguson is missing. (credit: Redondo Beach Police Dept.)

56-Year-Old Man With Autism Missing In Redondo Beach

Authorities said Eric Ferguson will respond to his name but is wary of physical contact.

05/31/2014

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Latest Book In ‘Mo’s Nose’ Series Raises Funds For Autism Research, Awareness

A new children’s book partners with Major League Baseball to raise funds for autism research and awareness.

05/17/2014

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Local Couple Gives Disabled Children A Place To Play After Loss Of Son

Scott Williams and Catherine Curry-Williams founded Shane’s Inspiration to raise money for these special playgrounds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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CDC Reports 30 Percent Increase In Autism Diagnoses

New figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now show one in 68 children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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