U Gets $3.7M Grant For Study That Could Lead To Earlier Autism DetectionResearchers at the University of Minnesota have received a $3.7 million grant for a study that could lead to earlier, more accurate diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.
Autism Awareness Day Aimed At Lowering Age Of DiagnosisThis coming Tuesday marks World Autism Awareness Day. People around the world will wear blue in hopes of raising awareness and acceptance.
Sensory-Friendly Event Helps Children With Autism Meet SantaFor many kids, going to see Santa is one of the most exciting parts of the holidays, but the experience can be scary for children with autism or sensory issues.
Autism SPARK StudyThe SPARK study is the nation's largest autism genetics study.
Missing Iowa Man With Autism Found Safe In Los AngelesAuthorities say a missing Iowa man with autism who was last seen boarding a bus to Minneapolis has been found safe.
WCCO's 'Pulling Together' Raises $146K For FraserIt's a wrap for Pulling Together 2018. With the help of you, our viewers, we raised more than $146,000 for Fraser.
Pulling Together: Everything You Need To KnowThis Saturday, 20 teams from Minneapolis and St. Paul will compete in a tug of war on the Mississippi River to raise money for Fraser.
Connection Runs Deeper Than Work For Fraser EmployeeIt was 41 years ago that Jessica began her journey with Fraser. Born with Down syndrome, she received physical therapy and development support.
Autism, Sleep Apnea Now Qualify For Medical PotMinnesota residents with autism or obstructive sleep apnea can now qualify for the state's medical marijuana program.
Fraser Opens Mental Health Clinic In WoodburyThe state-of-the-art clinic is built with sensory perception of the building's environment.
Twin Cities Autism Organization Helping Bridge Families“Pulling Together” -- WCCO-TV's charity competition -- is back this summer.
Michigan Says Autism And Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
Cops Save Autistic Teen's Birthday When Only 3 People Show UpFirst responders in Arkansas made a different kind rescue recently as they saved an autistic teen's birthday party after his friends didn't show up.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
New CDC Numbers Snow Spike In Autism DiagnosesNationwide, 1 in 59 kids are on the autism spectrum. In Minnesota, that number is 1 in 42.