Autism

The singer says ableism wasn't at the heart of her decision to cast a longtime collaborator, who is not autistic, as the autistic teen at the center of “Music."
The pop star attempted to clarify her reaction to criticism she was getting about her upcoming film, “Music.” But some say she’s making matters worse.
Parenting during a pandemic presents plenty of challenges for parents of children with disabilities. This mother shares her fears and anxieties around protecting her Black autistic child from police encounters.
After catching heat for a problematic casting choice, Sia clapped back at several professional autistic actresses. Here's what that signals to the autistic community.
The pop star’s directorial debut, “Music,” centers on a nonverbal autistic teenager played by the neurotypical dancer Maddie Ziegler.
So much is at stake for our family whenever the police are called to our home.
Black children with autism spectrum disorder face major lags in getting diagnosed, even after their parents raise concerns.
Two HuffPost reporters discuss Netflix's latest offering, which follows a group of autistic singles learning about and looking for love.
My severely autistic son doesn't know why he cannot see the teachers he loves and be around the students with whom he adores socializing.
“I wouldn’t trade him for anything!” parenting vlogger Myka Stauffer said about her adoptive son two years ago in a post that doubled as an ad for laundry detergent.