Category: Autism

Sensory sensitive Santa visits children with Autism

  Polaris Fashion Place was quiet Sunday morning and the lights were dim. It felt like the mall was closed, but for several kids, the atmosphere was just right. “This is nice because it’s quieter. There’s less people here,” said Tara Vanhorn, whose son has Autism. Vanhorn says she tried to take her son to visit Santa in the past. …

Rosie O’Donnell Apologizes to Melania Trump for Sharing Barron ‘Autism’ Video

Comedian Rosie O’Donnell apologized to future First Lady Melania Trump for sharing a video via Twitter that suggested that 10-year-old Barron Trump could be autistic. “I apologize to @MELANIATRUMP – i was insensitive in my RT – i am sorry for the pain i caused – it was not my intent – i am truly sorry -,” O’Donnell tweeted Thursday. The 54-year-old comedian shared the video …

Melania Trump: Rosie O’Donnell a ‘Bully’ for Sharing Barron Trump ‘Autism’ Video

Future First Lady Melania Trump is taking action to remove a video from the Internet that questions whether her 10-year-old son Barron is autistic — and has slammed Rosie O’Donnell as a “bully” for sharing the video on social media. On November 11, YouTube user James Hunter posted a video entitled, “Is Barron Trump Autistic? #StopTheBullying,” which has since been …

Sweet Dog Comforts Boy With Autism Every Time He Has Nightmares

Our dogs comfort us every time we feel sick, sad, and lonely. To those people with disabilities, a dog’s comfort means so much more; especially to children with certain conditions–just like this three-year-old boy named Tupper. When Tupper was just 2 years old, he was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Every time he sleeps, he ends up having nightmares which …

My Son Is the Same Boy He Was Before His Autism Diagnosis

When the doctor told me my son has autism, I had no idea what it meant. My mind raced with a million thoughts and questions at once, and I knew I needed to find out everything I could about autism. Getting useful information about autism was challenging. There was no firsthand information available to me. This was not like my …

9 Signs You Could Be On The Autism Spectrum

Most of the stories you hear about people on the autistic spectrumfeature them being diagnosed as children. (Indeed, that’s where all the unscientific fuss about vaccines causing autism comes from. And no, that is not true.) It’s definitely common for signs of autism to first be noticed in childhood, when autistic kids don’t do much pretend play and find social …

Rosie O’Donnell Sparks Outrage with Tweet Asking Whether Barron Trump Is Autistic

Barron Trump Autistic? if so – what an amazing opportunity to bring attention to the AUTISM epidemic https://t.co/Acgy1Qxyqi via @YouTube — Rosie (@Rosie) November 22, 2016 Rosie O’Donnell sparked an uproar on Twitter by sharing a video that speculates about President-elect Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son, Barron, possibly being autistic. “Barron Trump Autistic?” she asked. “f so, what an amazing opportunity …