autism

Plus, Pastor Shirley Caesar is trying to make bank from the #UNameIt Challenge and nearly 1,000 people run with autistic boy after quitting team over attack.

https://twitter.com/Radio_951/status/792827176412442624 Chase Coleman was just like any other freshmen athlete in high school — he loved to stay active. The 15-year-old student finally found his sport after realizing the he excelled at track and field. Nothing could hold Coleman back from success, but his nonverbal autism meant that he had a little more of a disadvantage […]

As the mom of a teenage son who has autism, I sometimes worry about how the world will accept him once he becomes an adult. Although he is very self-sufficient, the potential of him being taken advantage of and teased by people who don’t understand his condition really concerns me. These fears were heightened after I […]

In an effort to destigmatize autism, a neurodevelopment disorder that affects 1 in 68 children, "Sesame Street" executives have introduced Julia the Muppet.

Did you know … Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys Autism prevalence figures are growing Autism is the fastest-growing…

After his feature on Drake’s “Jodeci Freestyle” J. Cole received some heat for an offensive lyric said in his verse.  Fans were enraged at the…

A few weeks ago Bilal Oliver released a video to the song, “Little Ones” a loving ode to his sons that appears on his latest album, Airtight’s Revenge. Bilal used the accompanying video as an opportunity to address an issue that is dear to his heart, Autism. His oldest son Bashir was diagnosed with the […]

Today begins Autism Awareness Month.  Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills.  Actress, talk show host and mother of four, Holly Robinson-Peete recently shared on CBS afternoon show, THE TALK about her family’s journey with son RJ […]