Some people are linking the shooting in Connecticut with autism, or something called Ausperger’s Disorder. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, those alone aren’t the cause — there something else going on to cause this type of violent behavior.
Doctors and researchers are still struggling to uncover what causes autism, but now there’s a possible new clue.
Does having the flu during pregnancy cause autism? A new study suggests maybe so. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the actual risk, and what you can do to lower it.
Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take. The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says one in 88 children in the U.S. has autism. For boys that number is one in 54.
A new report shows the number of children with autism in America is skyrocketing. Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at some possible causes, and what you should be doing as a parent, in his latest blog entry.
After missing all night, an autistic boy in Aurora is safe back at home Monday. He was wearing a tracking device, but police say it wasn’t working.
Parents and care providers are trying to block proposed deep cuts in state spending for developmentally disabled and autistic clients.
A Boulder County woman accused of smothering her baby because she thought he was autistic is being evaluated, delaying a hearing to determine whether she’s competent to stand trial for first-degree murder.