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How to Dance in Ohio

HBO’s How to Dance in Ohio Follows Three Prom-Bound Girls With Autism

The documentary airs October 26 at 9:00pm PST

Dr. Rita Eichenstein Helps Parents Cope With the Loss of an “Ideal” Child

In her new book, the pediatric neuropsychologist tackles a delicate subject: “atypical” children

Hollywood’s New Up-and-Comers? Autistic Young Adults

Exceptional Minds steers twentysomethings with autism into well-paid careers they enjoy and that suit their brain wiring

7 Things you Need to Know About Comedian Ron Funches

We chatted with Funches about finding confidence in strange places and joking about things that matter to you

Exclusive: Meet “The Rain Man of Beer”

Lance Rice, a beer historian with autism, is hosting three events during L.A. Beer Week.

L.A.’s Most Inspiring Women

When it comes to making L.A. better, those who made this year’s list of our ten most inspiring women aren’t just leaning in—they’re leading the way

My LA to Z: Holly Robinson Peete

Former host of The Talk Holly Robinson Peete got out the paintbrush this month to help volunteers revitalize the Watts Labor Community Action Committee Community Center (they received a grant of $50,000 from The Maxwell House Community Project)...

Autism: A Year in the Life of an Autism Mom

9/8/09: Aidan's first day of school = debacle. Onwards.


Autism diagnoses are on the rise. The reasons are elusive, but understanding the disorder doesn’t have to be

Autism: Action Plan

If your child recently received an autism diagnosis, here’s what to do