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Autism

Introducing Julia: The 4-Year-Old Muppet With Autism Making "Sesame Street" History

For the first time in at least a decade, "Sesame Street" has officially come out with another muppet, and she's making history. Julia, the first-ever... Read More »

This Target Store Made Shopping Easier for Kids With Autism

The CDC estimates that about 1 in 68 children born in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder. Too much noise, too much light, and too many... Read More »

School Girls With Autism Publish New Book, "M in the Middle"

Autism spectrum disorder affects four times as many boys as girls, and with that, there is a lack of understanding of what girls on the spectrum exper... Read More »

The Internet Sent Hundreds of Shirts to This Girl With Autism

Ask the Internet, and you shall receive. When Deborah Skouson reached out to the Internet to help her find an out-of-stock shirt for her daughter, the... Read More »

This Women's Running Cover Star Won't Let Epilepsy Or Autism Stop Her

This Women's Running cover star won’t let a little thing like epileptic seizures get in the way of her goals.   Autism doesn't stop our Cover Run... Read More »

14 Amazing Women With Autism

"Autism's a very important part of who I am. I like the way I think, and I wouldn't want to change that." — Temple Grandin We wanted to highligh... Read More »