autism

Madeline Jones speaks out about identifying her daughter's autism and her struggle with the NYC Department of Education to obtain the proper education for her child.

April 2 was Autism Awareness Day, an internationally recognized holiday put in place to raise awareness about those dealing with autism throughout the world. Last year, Majic 107.5’s Maria More sat down with Tisha Campbell-Martin for an exclusive interview, during which the actress—whose son was diagnosed with autism—shared ways to support children dealing with the developmental disorder. “As […]

Holly Robinson Peete has become a major player in the fight for equal treatment for autistic children.

Did you know … Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys Autism prevalence figures are growing Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the U.S. Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism There is no medical […]

Dr. Adiaha I. A. Spinks-Franklin, MD is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician in the Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of…

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control’s latest figures, 1 in every 50 children has some form of autism. Boys are four times more…

Dr. Daniel Geschwind, director of the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment, was rewarded a five-year, $10 million grant to continue his research on the genetic causes of autism spectrum disorders and to expand his investigations to include the genetics of autism in African Americans. The new network grant, which will fund collaborative work […]

Family

In 1997, Holly Robinson Peete, along with her husband, former Detroit Lions Quarterback, Rodney Peete, started the HollyRod Foundation to help bring awareness to autism issues, support families in crisis and raise funds. Holly watched helplessly as her son’s behavior began to change dramatically. At two years old RJ stopped making eye contact and communicating. […]

An early screening test for autism, designed to detect signs of the condition in babies as young as 1 year old, could revolutionize the care of autistic children, experts say, by getting them diagnosed and treated years earlier than usual. Read:Quick Guide To Keeping Your Teens From “Bad Kids” The 24-item checklist takes just five […]

In early screening test for autism, designed to detect signs of the condition in babies as young as 1 year old, could revolutionize the care of autistic children,

Today begins Autism Awareness Month.  Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills.  Actress, talk show host and mother of four, Holly Robinson-Peete recently shared on CBS afternoon show, THE TALK about her family’s journey with son RJ […]

Actress, author, activist, and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete’s son, RJ’s autism was diagnosed 10 years ago and she has been consistent in bringing awareness to the public.  Join her support and several other VIPs (Bill Cosby, Deepak Chopra, Susan L. Taylor)  for the event on January 10, at Carnegie Hall in New York City for […]