The Twin Cities is home to one of the premiere children’s mental health centers in the country.
The Washburn Center for Children in Minneapolis helps pair therapists with families and helps schools get kids the help they need to be successful.
Raising a child with autism presents a special set of challenges. Finding the right toys to promote learning and fun can be a struggle — without help.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a Missing Endangered Person Alert for an 18-year-old Woodbury teen.
A new government report suggests the number of children with autism in the U.S. is underestimated.
In the coming months there will be a big change in how we define autism.
A Minnesota mom says she’s suing two major insurance companies for not providing her son with the care he needs.
A new study suggests moms who get sick with the flu or fever while pregnant may have an increased risk of having a child with autism.
An autism advocate accused Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack on Monday of revealing his son’s autism to get sympathy as he faces questions about his Minnesota ties in a tight congressional race.
Fraser is an organization helping families dealing with autism and Saturday night is their big benefit – their biggest fundraising event of the year.
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Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is defending his family’s move out of state last year by disclosing that his older son has autism.
Thousands of walkers headed to the Mall of America Saturday morning as it served as host for the annual “Walk for Autism Speaks” event.
Love puppies and helping people? Then a Minnesota organization could use your help.
Authorities say the 5-year-old boy with autism who went missing in Wisconsin on Tuesday has been found safe, and is reportedly in good condition.
The popular Twin Cities toy company, Creative KidStuff, has launched a selection of toys for children with autism as part of Autism Awareness month in April.
To be among the best athletes in the state it takes hard work, passion and great coaching. That’s certainly the case for a unique athlete from Bloomington who is now beating the odds.
The diagnosis for autism is about to undergo a big change, and it could mean the loss of certain services for some children.
Visiting the mall to share Christmas wishes with Santa has never been part of Ben Borre’s childhood, a sad but necessary concession to the autism that would make the noise, lights and crowds an unbearable torment for the 10-year-old.
For most of us, going to and sitting through a movie is no big deal, but for someone with autism or for their families, it can be downright difficult.
When Minnetonka takes on Wayzata Friday night in the “Game of the Week” for WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally, you will note one big fan. He is the Minnetonka mascot, his name is Michael Korn and he is to his community the ultimate friend and fan.
A new autism study found that siblings of children with autism have a much greater risk of developing the disorder than first thought.
Being the parent of an autistic child can be lonely.
Health officials struggling to contain a measles outbreak that’s hit hard in Minneapolis’ large Somali community are running into resistance from parents who fear the vaccine could give their children autism.
National health groups are joining a study into autism rates among Somalis living in Minneapolis.
A groundbreaking study on Autism that linked the disorder to a vaccine for Measles, Mumps and Rubella is now being called a fraud.