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Young Man With Autism Hailed As Hero After Fire Breaks Out At OC Home

A 20-year-old man with autism, along with his neighbor, is being hailed as a hero after a fire broke out at his San Juan Capistrano home Sunday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2013

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Award-Winning Horse Trainer Authors Children’s Book

Award-winning horse trainer Carl O’Callaghan discussed his children’s book, “Wish’s Derby,” on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning.


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Actress Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Discusses 6th Annual Ride For Autism!

Actress Jacqueline MacInnes Wood stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss the 6th Annual Ride for Autism and her upcoming movie!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2013

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Kids, Young Adults With Autism Empowered Through Surfing

Children and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities are being empowered through the sport of surfing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Missing Boy’s 16-Year-Old Half-Brother Arrested After Unidentified Body Found Near Menifee Home

A missing boy’s 16-year-old relative was arrested Wednesday in connection to the discovery of a body near the child’s Menifee home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2013

Terry Smith, 11, was found dead Wednesday, July 10. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Search For Missing Menifee Boy With Autism Enters Its 3rd Day

The search for a missing 11-year-old boy with autism entered its third day Tuesday, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013

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Special Needs Network Holds Free Summer Inclusion Camp!

Areva D. Martin, Esq. Attorney, Author, Media Commentator and Chair of the Special Needs Network stopped by KCAL9 Monday to tell viewers about its innovative Camp JPAC!

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

Samuel Kim is missing. (credit: The Kim family)

9-Year-Old Boy With Autism Is Found

The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 9-year-old boy who has autism.


The Mauldin family smiles for the camera. (credit: CBS)

Big Crowds Highlight ‘Stephanie’s Day 2013′

Hundreds of kids and their parents took part in the annual “Stephanie’s Day” celebration Saturday on the CBS Radford lot in Studio City.


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Man, 19, With Special Form Of Autism Finds New Way To Express Himself

With help from an electronic application, 19-year-old Neal Katz has been able to translate his thoughts into words and is flourishing as a member of a personal growth camp in Malibu.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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LA Police Search For Missing 17-Year-Old Boy With Autism

Authorities are searching for a 17-year-old boy with autism who ran away Monday while shopping with his family in the Westlake district.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

Armen Duran, 12, has won a magazine cover art contest. (credit: CBS)

12-Year-Old Rosemead Boy With Autism Recognized For Artistic Achievement

A 12-year-old Rosemead boy with autism is using art for therapy.


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Special Needs Network To Hold Events For Autism Awareness Month

President and Co-Founder of Special Needs Network, Areva Martin, Esq. stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to discuss the company’s upcoming events for Autism Awareness Month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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Autistic Adults Can Get Exercise And Learn Music At Same Time With New ‘Conductor-size’ Program

Adults with autism are getting exercise and learning music at the same time with a new program instructed by a music conductor.