It has been nearly a year since a 5-year-old boy went missing during one of the hottest days of summer. Last July, Scott Meyer snuck out the front door of his house in western Wisconsin and ran off. Because he is non-verbal with autism, hundreds turned out to try to find him. A search volunteer and his dog discovered Scott the next day after he’d spent a night in the nearby woods.
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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.
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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.
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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.