Asperger Syndrome News
Reporter's Notebook: What It Was Like to Interview Rescued Boater Nathan Carman
It was Monday morning, Sept. 26, when the news desk asked me to monitor a U.S. Coast Guard “presser” out of Boston -- a press conference about a man rescued after a week at sea. It didn’t sound real. I started looking around online and found local media had been covering the story of a mother and
Mom Shares Stranger's Kind Gesture After Son Has Unexpected Meltdown
A Washington mom, floored by an anonymous gesture, felt compelled to share the act on Facebook, after an unknown woman picked up her tab at a restaurant and left a sweet note behind. Nordberg, 35, said she often gets stares from strangers just as she did yesterday when her son Elliot, 6, who has
Jeb Bush: Hillary Clinton's Life Is About Her 'Personal Ambitions'
As Jeb Bush attempts his own ambitious feat -- holding a record-breaking four town halls in one day -- the Republican presidential candidate is slamming the ambitions of someone else: Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton . On his first stop of the day, a town hall at an American Legion Post, he
Florida Couple With Autism Marries in All-Autism Wedding Celebration
A Florida couple read their own vows during an all- autism wedding Saturday in an effort to raise awareness of love among people with spectrum disorders. "Abraham and I have a mission in life to change the world's view of autism," Anita Lesko of Pensacola, Florida, told ABC News. "We wanted to make
Tonys 2015: Recap and Winners List
"Fun Home" was right at home at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. The show won five awards at the annual celebration of Broadway's best in New York City, including best musical. It also earned Tonys for best book, best musical score, best lead actor in a musical for Michael Cerveris, and best
Louisiana Dad Looks to Raise Autism Awareness With Blue Nail Polish
Brian Batey, a 48-year-old engineer and father of two who grew up in rural Louisiana, isn't the kind of guy you would guess would be into painting his nails. But then again, if you were just judging based on his looks, you might not guess that he also has Tourette syndrome and Asperger syndrome.
Texas Judge in Robert Durst 2003 Murder Trial Believes 'Jinx' Recording Will Be Admitted in Court
The Texas judge who presided over Robert Durst’s 2003 trial in the Morris Black murder case believes the alleged confession Durst gives in an audio recording on the HBO series “The Jinx” will be admitted in court. “I believe that tape will be admissible,” Galveston County Judge Susan Criss told ABC
Robert Durst Was Sent to Mental Health Facility Because 'Suicide Risk'
Robert Durst has been transferred to a second correctional facility because sheriff's office officials said they were concerned he was a suicide risk. Durst, who was arrested on Sunday evening and charged with murdering his friend Susan Berman in 2000, was transferred to the Elayn Hunt Correctional
Robert Durst Condo Searched: Police in Houston Remove Boxes
As authorities removed items after searching a condominium belonging to murder suspect Robert Durst in Houston, the police chief in Eureka, California, said he wanted to talk to Durst investigators regarding a 1997 missing-person case there. The developments came as Durst, 71, was transferred to a
Andy the Black Cat Helps Boy With Asperger's
Andy the stray cat helped a boy with Asperger's syndrome open up, so when the black cat faced a life-threatening illness, the family got him the help he needed. Josh Neff, who has Asperger's syndrome, had trouble communicating, his grandmother Kim Neff told ABC News' Jacksonville affiliate WJXX-TV