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 […]

https://twitter.com/Radio_951/status/792827176412442624 Chase Coleman was just like any other freshmen athlete in high school — he loved to stay active. The 15-year-old student finally found his sport after realizing the he excelled at track and field. Nothing could hold Coleman back from success, but his nonverbal autism meant that he had a little more of a disadvantage […]

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."

“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?

Did you know … Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys Autism prevalence figures are growing Autism is the fastest-growing…

  The body of a 4-year-old autistic boy, who was reported missing on December 24, after visiting his family in Little River, South Carolina, for the holidays, has been…

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  A great example of overcoming your obstacles and rising above the limits set by society. Recent high school graduate Montel Medley led his class into their newest frontier with a speech about transitions from middle to high school, your teacher’s roles in your lives, their future and something more personal, his autism. A graduate […]

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One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And, according to the…

Rapper J. Cole (pictured) has apologized to the autism community after comparing the condition to retardation on a recent song, reports Contact Music. In a…

After his feature on Drake’s “Jodeci Freestyle” J. Cole received some heat for an offensive lyric said in his verse.  Fans were enraged at the…