autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. Areva Martin, founder of The Special Needs Network, calls into The Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about the importance of education, access and advocacy for Autism. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter (Photo: ArevaMartin.com)

Madeline Jones speaks out about identifying her daughter's autism and her struggle with the NYC Department of Education to obtain the proper education for her child.

April 2 was Autism Awareness Day, an internationally recognized holiday put in place to raise awareness about those dealing with autism throughout the world. Last year, Majic 107.5’s Maria More sat down with Tisha Campbell-Martin for an exclusive interview, during which the actress—whose son was diagnosed with autism—shared ways to support children dealing with the developmental disorder. “As […]

Plus, Pastor Shirley Caesar is trying to make bank from the #UNameIt Challenge and nearly 1,000 people run with autistic boy after quitting team over attack.

Chase Coleman was running in the middle of the road when Martin MacDonald, a White 57-year old man, got out of his car, pushed Chase to the ground and yelled, "Get out of here."

Singer Janelle Monáe took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to mourn the loss of her thirty-seven-year-old cousin, Natasha Hays.

North Miami police are investigating a cop who fired at an unarmed, behavioral therapist who was trying to calm his autistic patient.

“One of the first things I did was to get down to his level, take a deep breath and not say anything for a couple minutes,” Officer Purdy said in an interview with WSOC.

Meanwhile, scientific data shows that the two are not correlated at all. So what truth is the Oscar-winner still looking for?

  Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman opens up about his son’s Micah’s autism diagnosis and explains what his non-profit organization Micah’s Voice does to help…