autism

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.

WSU study links gene to sleep problems in autism

Up to 80 percent of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience sleep problems. The source of these problems has been as much of a mystery as are the exact causes of ASD, which scientists are still working to unravel.

Spokane groups connect disabled adults with employment

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, but there are several groups in Spokane who don't need a holiday to recognize, help and celebrate those on the autism spectrum and others with disabilities. It's something they do everyday -- especially when it comes to finding a job.