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.
Coronavirus and social isolation have upended daily life for families of children on the spectrum who thrive on routine.
The teen activist stopped eating and talking during a frightening time before her passion emerged, according to her family's book.
Rosie Phillips says she found her nonverbal son dazed and with Taser prongs still in his body. A HuffPost investigation shows that kids are getting Tasered at school around the country.