Autism Spectrum Disorder

Op-ed: Let’s be their voice
News Op-Ed 2/16/2014 at 12:32PM

The heartbreak and agony that Avonte Oquendo’s family has had to endure is one that I can’t even begin to imagine. Over the course of the past few months, Avonte became more than just a face on a missing poster.

A mother’s story: The challenges of living with Autism
A mother’s story: The challenges of living with Autism
News Alexa Altman 3/08/2012 at 7:00AM

Edna Luna’s curly-headed, big-eyed little boy was always a little different. The way he related to the world, his cognitions, were unlike those of other children. Concerned, Luna took her toddler-aged son, Winter, to see a doctor, who diagnosed him with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) – a nebulous term for any delay in progression. Displeased [...]