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Doggy therapy is the best, as Jacob — a high schooler living with Asperger's Syndrome — found out! Thor is Jacob's service dog and best mate. Thor helps keep Jacob calm and focused when life gets overwhelming. Watch to learn more!
Michael has autism, and his parents were told that he would never be able to ride a bike — but they never stopped believing in him. Today, he proves everyone wrong by riding his bike proudly down his street. Watch this inspiring video!
As the manager for his high school basketball team, Jason McElwain, a 17-year-old autistic teen from upstate New York, usually showed his enthusiasm for the sport from the sidelines. But all of that changed after one groundbreaking game.
Music therapy is the use of music to facilitate non-musical goals − and it can be incredibly beneficial to people with autism.
Alex Ebel was adopted from a Russian orphanage just before he turned two. When he was five, he was diagnosed with autism.
On April 14, the Milwaukee Brewers hosted Autism Awareness Night at Miller Park. The venue was packed with fans, and kids on the spectrum were involved in many of the night's events...
When Breslin was nine months old, his mother Cathrine noticed he did things differently than the other children in play group. He wouldn't look at her when she called his name. "Breslin was in his own mind," Cathrine says, "and nobody else was around."