You're a parent of a child who's described as neurotypical, but a classmate of your child is on the autism spectrum. Before you plan a playdate or a large gathering like a birthday party for your kid, what do you need to know about autism?
The 6th Annual Strike Out Autism Challenge raises awareness of the disorder and money for programs for students on the spectrum in Ocean and Monmouth Counties to learn life skills and prepare for the world awaiting them.
In the last decade, increased awareness of autism, and New Jersey's highest-in-the-nation rate, has prompted families with children on the spectrum to seek entertainment options that cater to the specific traits of these kids.
One in 45 children in New Jersey is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Through high school, these kids can get help to accommodate their needs. But once they are adults, services catering to them are scarce. A new program at the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services aims to help with that…
New Jersey continues to have the highest rate of autism in the nation, with 1 in 41 children statewide now classified as on the autism spectrum. Here's how you can make their lives and the world we all share better.