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August 20, 2014

(August 20, 2014) - A Plano, Texas police officer is being called a hero after astonishing dashcam video from his squad car was released to the public. The video shows 8-year-old Bradley Brooks running alone on a busy 6-lane street.

August 19, 2014

(August 19, 2014) -- Tragic stories involving the abuse of individuals with autism continue to appear on the news across the country, a few of which occurred in recent weeks.

Florida - The case of Aaron Hill has garnered national attention in recent days. Two adults were arrested in Okeechobee, Florida after a video surfaced showing Hill being attacked at a party while several people stood around and did nothing to stop the abuse. 

August 16, 2014

NANTUCKET, MA (August 16, 2014) -- It was a perfect day for a walk on the beach at the Eighth Annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks Walk on Nantucket. They gathered early at Jetties Beach to make the almost two mile trek for the three million Americans affected by autism.

August 14, 2014

(August 14, 2014) - The tragic death of beloved actor Robin Williams earlier this week has led to a surge in calls to crisis support hotlines. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline saw the greatest number of calls in its history Monday, the day Williams passed away.