autism

School program makes room for autistic students

Autism spectrum disorders are reported increasingly often in children, and schools and students alike are doing their part to accommodate them. March statistics from the Centers f ...

Rover and me

Kiersten Schmidt was a painfully shy child and often felt alone, unlike her younger sisters. “Having two siblings that were always going to sleepovers and being invited to b ...

South Placer Rotary helps sends children with autism to camp

The Rotary Club of South Placer is helping send children with autism to summer camp through a $500 grant to UCP of Sacramento and Northern California. UCP’s A.C.E. camp is pa ...

A poem: 'My beautiful baby'

When my baby was born, He was 9 pounds of love, with the biggest blue eyes you’ve ever seen.   When my baby was one, I loved to look at those big blue eyes, But th ...

Autism documentary features local woman, nonprofit

Amanda Hussa is known as the "computer chip" of her family. The 23-year-old Foresthill resident's memory allows her to act as the family historian, rattling off dates and names. H ...