Popular attractions creating sensory friendly places for children with autism | WKRC

SEATTLE (KOMO) - The number of children living with autism has risen 15-percent over the past two years. Now, many popular attractions are learning how to cater to that growing population. One such place is Seattle’s Pacific Science Center. It has butterflies that are fragile and gentle. As the colors perform their delicate dance, it …

Missing boy, 2, with autism found safe in neighbor’s car in Green – News – Akron Beacon Journal – Akron, OH

GREEN — A 2-year-old autistic boy who disappeared from his home for several hours was found safe Monday morning in a car inside a neighbor's garage.The Summit County Sheriff's Office and other agencies launched a massive search for Kaven Fisher after he was reported missing at 1:30 a.m. Monday.A neighbor found the boy, who is …

I’m A Female, Autistic Lawyer, & Every Day I Have To Counter These Stereotypes

Everybody is a collection of identities. I am a woman, a daughter, a friend, and I am autistic. Most recently, I have added “lawyer” to my collection of identities. Although I graduated law school less than a year ago, my identity and privilege as a… Source: I’m A Female, Autistic Lawyer, & Every Day I …

‘A positive light on human diversity’: FanX embraces the world’s first autistic superhero | KUTV

Amidst all the celebrities, mythical worlds, fandoms and elaborate costumes at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, one new superhero stood out. "Focus Comic" features one of the world's first autistic superheroes. "We're trying to put a positive light on autism by creating an autistic superhero," Yvonne Wan, a social cultural anthropologist and the creator, writer …