autism

Holly Robinson Peete has become a major player in the fight for equal treatment for autistic children.

As the mom of a teenage son who has autism, I sometimes worry about how the world will accept him once he becomes an adult. Although he is very self-sufficient, the potential of him being taken advantage of and teased by people who don’t understand his condition really concerns me. These fears were heightened after I […]

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…

“R&B Divas” star Meelah Williams has come a long way from her days in the popular girl group 702. She has a lot of her…

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…

In 1997, Holly Robinson Peete, along with her husband, former Detroit Lions Quarterback, Rodney Peete, started the HollyRod Foundation to help bring awareness to autism…

An early screening test for autism, designed to detect signs of the condition in babies as young as 1 year old, could revolutionize the care…

Today begins Autism Awareness Month.  Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills.  Actress, talk show host and mother of four, Holly Robinson-Peete recently shared on CBS afternoon show, THE TALK about her family’s journey with son RJ […]