autism

Liberty Lake boy found safe

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. -- A previously missing 13-year-old boy has been found safe. Liberty Lake Police said William Seaman Buckenburger, who has autism, ran away from home Thursday night.…

Washington couple arrested in starvation death of child

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The adoptive parents of a 15-year-old Vancouver, Washington boy who died from starvation in November were arrested Friday in Stockton, California. Felicia Adams-Franks, 52, and Jesse Costillo Franks, 56, will be extradited to Clark County to…

'Sensitive Santa' offers Christmas for everyone

Many children wait all year to see Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. We've all seen the long lines of people at shopping malls waiting to take a picture with Santa and ask for that perfect Christmas gift, but for children with autism and other sensory disabilities, it's not a lot of fun, WNEP reported.

Halloween Express holding first ever sensory-friendly morning

A few weeks back, the owners of Halloween Express Spokane were approached by an employee who works closely with children that have Autism. She explained that it is tough for their families to shop at costume shops because of loud music and sound effects coming from animatronic decorations.