FSU WR Travis Rudolph makes 'fans for life' by eating lunch with autistic child
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Between classes, football meetings and practice and interviews previewing No. 4 Florida State's game against No. 11 Ole Miss on Kickoff Week, a handful of Seminoles players found time to impact the lives of neighborhood children and parents. On Tuesday afternoon, the mother of
Police praise teens for leading lost autistic boy to safety
A group of Massachusetts teenagers is being lauded by police for leading a young boy with autism to safety after he got lost in the woods
Uproar over arrest of 10-year-old boy with autism
John Benjamin Haygood was detained overnight and is facing charges for striking a school aid back in October.
Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy
The arrest of a 10-year-old autistic Florida boy was filmed by his mother who complained that he was treated far too harshly by authorities
Florida police officer faces charges after shooting a man with his hands in the air
Police shot the unarmed therapist trying to help his autistic patient after responding to a report of a man with a gun.
Officer charged with shooting autistic man's caretaker
Officials say a Florida police officer who shot an autistic man's caretaker is facing criminal charges
North Miami police officer charged in July 2016 shooting of caretaker of man with autism
A North Miami police officer who shot the caretaker of a man with autism last summer has been charged with attempted manslaughter, according to officials. On Wednesday, the Florida State Attorney's Office announced charges for North Miami Police Officer Jonathan Aledda for the July 18, 2016,
Quiet rooms for autistic children popping up at airports
Quiet rooms for children on the autism spectrum are popping up at airports. Shannon Airport, which serves the southwestern region of Ireland, opened a "sensory room" for children and adults with neurodevelopmental challenges, including autism, on March 29. The room is located off the airport's
'Sesame Street': Julia, a Muppet with autism , makes first appearance on the show
Julia, a Muppet with autism , made her first appearance on " Sesame Street " Monday and the longstanding children's show posted a 10-minute clip to mark the occasion. Julia is an old buddy of Elmo 's and has already been a staple online and in printed books since making her debut in 2015, but today
Former Louisiana deputy marshal receives 40-year prison sentence
In 2015 Derrick Stafford fatally shot 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis and wounded his unarmed father, Christopher Few.