Autism

Health News

Temple professor urges more employers to hire people with autism

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TV

Ellen Degeneres, Jon Dorenbos surprise Eagles Autism Challenge ambassador with donation on 'Ellen'

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Courts

Indictment: Family members allegedly forced autistic woman to eat mom's cremains out of cereal bowl

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Health News

Expectant mothers may lower autism risk through diet alterations, study finds

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Investigation

Philly behavioral health worker pleads guilty in $211,000 Medicaid fraud

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Children's Health

Seizures in children could trigger brain networks linked to autism

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Autism

Sesame Place becomes first theme park with autism center designation

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Autism

New blood and urine tests can detect autism in children

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Eagles

Eagles Autism Challenge donations to be matched ahead of NFC Championship game

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Mummers Parade

WATCH: First-ever brigade of special-needs children performs at Mummers Parade

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Autism

CHOP enters partnership for pediatric study on medical marijuana and autism

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The Doctor Is Out

St. Christopher's nurse and her family make a splash for special needs children

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Pregnancy

Multivitamins during pregnancy linked to lower rates of autism with intellectual disability

Autism

Nowhere to go: Young people with severe autism languish In hospitals

Autism

Scientists find 8 autism-related mutations in 1 gene

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Autism

'Provocative' CHOP study identifies new potential risk factor for autism

Opinion

Don't let autism-fearing hipster millennials kill off dog vaccinations

Research

Penn to launch genetic research program on Asperger syndrome

Autism

Ocean City to provide free beach tags for surfing program for children with autism

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Autism

'Belligerent' beach tag checkers interfere with surfing event for kids with autism

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Good News

WATCH: Dogs surf at the Jersey Shore, happiness ensues

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Autism

CHOP looks to brain scans for breakthrough in early detection of autism

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Wawa

New Jersey Wawa makes 4-year-old boy general manager

Education

Fidget spinners: learning aid or just the latest distraction in school?

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Education

La Salle program helps autistic students pursue successful careers

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Studies

Studies: Taking antidepressants during pregnancy doesn’t increase child’s risk of autism, ADHD

Parenting

Sesame Street's new character with autism making debut at Sesame Place in Pennsylvania

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Autism

One in 3 teens with autism spectrum disorder gets driver's license, CHOP study says

Phillies

Phillies give away free tickets for Autism Awareness Night to a father on Twitter

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Investigation

Police: Autistic teen found bound, bruised in West Philadelphia

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Parenting

New Jersey Chuck E. Cheese's to host 'Sensory Sensitive Sundays' for kids with autism

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Service Dogs

Service dog finally gets to do his job at Cherry Hill East high school

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Autism

Philly nonprofit to teach youth with autism about sex

Education

From prison to college, student steers his life toward serving people with autism

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Mental Health

Untangling anxiety symptoms in children with autism

Business

Pennsylvania Target to hold quiet hours for customers on autism spectrum

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Autism

Thankful mother helps Bancroft unveil plans for 80-acre campus in Mount Laurel

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Autism

Mom in Friendly's incident: 'I'm not ashamed of my son' and his autism

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Restaurants

Montgomery County mom calls Friendly's removal of autistic son 'dehumanizing'

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Movies

UPenn football star-turned-Hollywood director talks about the X’s and O’s of ‘The Accountant’

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Autism

For autism research, Drexel team says step aside, Tooth Fairy

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CHOP

Eagles Charitable Foundation donates $1 million to CHOP for autism research

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Crime

S.J. nurse accused of repeatedly stabbing autistic boy with hypodermic needle

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Business

Entrepreneurs bring unique 'Shark Tank' pitches to South Philly

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Children's Health

Seven-year-old Lansdale boy running triathlon with service dog

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Vaccines

Vaccination film pulled from Tribeca Film Festival will debut in Philadelphia