Autism

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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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Sheriff: Missing Boy, 4, With Autism Drowns In Santa Clarita Pool

Travis Stratton was found in a nearby neighbor’s pool and not far from where a command center had been set up to begin a search.

03/21/2014

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Family Of Boy With Autism Alleges He Was Abused, Files Lawsuit Against School District

A family of a student with autism Wednesday has filed a lawsuit against the Orange Unified School District alleging the boy was abused during the 2012-2013 school year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

Brandon Jordan, 20, was last seen on Jan. 29, 2014 in the 3000 block of Dublin Avenue in Los Angeles. (credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

LAPD Seeks Public’s Help In Locating Missing Man With Autism

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing man with autism.

01/31/2014

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‘My Thiero Boys’ Documentary Raises Autism Awareness

A Southern California mother set to expose the challenges in raising two sons diagnosed with autism in a new documentary series.

12/28/2013

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Missing Wildomar Teen With Autism, Schizophrenia Found Safe

A missing Riverside County teenager with special needs was found safe Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2013

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Search Continues For Missing Riverside County Teen With Autism, Schizophrenia

The search continued Thursday for a teenager with special needs who disappeared from his high school in Riverside County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Disney Parks Change Policy That Allowed Disabled Guests To Bypass Long Lines

Disney rolled out new guidelines Wednesday in an attempt to prevent what it describes as “growing abuse” of an earlier system that allowed disabled visitors and their families to bypass long lines at the park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

Alberto Ramirez (credit: LAPD)

Missing 19-Year-Old Man With Autism Found Safe

A missing 19-year-old man with autism was found safe, the Los Angeles Police Department said Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

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