Award-winning Spanish illustrator Miguel Gallardo has overcome the limitations imposed by his daughter's autism by doing what he does best -- drawing. Gallardo's sketches over 12 years led to a beautifully etched comic book, "Maria and I" (Maria y Yo), expl ..
An Alabama fourth grader is being praised by her school of 450 students after giving a powerful speech about being on the autism spectrum. Keira Meikus, 9, explained what it's like having autism during her school's morning announcements on April 7. "She's thrilled," Keira's mom, Sarah Charles of Hoover, Alabama, told ABC News. "I don't know that she really understands the impact that she's making. She's still very young. She calls autism her superpower. That's just part of who she is and that's just o ..