Nonprofit Helps Families Learn To Live And Learn With Autism

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.


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The Epidemic Of Autism

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.


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‘Colorado Lifetrak’ Wasn’t Working On Missing Autistic Boy

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.


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Parents, Providers Try To Block Cuts For Disabled

Parents and care providers are trying to block proposed deep cuts in state spending for developmentally disabled and autistic clients.


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Hearing Delayed For Mother Charged In Son’s Death

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.