NATIONAL -- iPad technology is helping kids with autism learn to communicate.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Supporters kicked off Autism Awareness Day with a message to state lawmakers.
CHARLESTON -- The number of kids with autism is changing and this mom is seeing it right in her own community.
CHARLESTON -- The number of kids diagnosed with autism continues to increase, but researchers have learned a lot about the disorder and who is most at risk.
Update: 5:20 pm, 1/20/14, Monday CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University is working to build a new autism center.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hundreds got on their feet to support people with disabilities.
VILLA GROVE -- A community rallies around a boy diagnosed with Autism bringing more attention to the cause.
CATLIN -- The struggles of autism will soon be shown on the big screen.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new report finds the number of kids with autism is on the rise.
VILLA GROVE -- This Kid to Know is on a mission to help people understand autism.
Update: 5:03 pm
DECATUR -- Police say a modern day "Bonnie & Clyde" plotted to kidnap and steal from a man with autism.
CLINTON -- Car lovers are revving up their engines to help a little boy and his family buy a service dog.
CHARLESTON -- One mom has dedicated her life to her autistic son, and other kids just like him in Central Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many parents with autistic children struggle to find good health insurance.
CHAMPAIGN- Firefighters in Illinois are getting better prepared to help people with disabilities.
CHAMPAIGN-- People put on their walking shoes and stood up to autism.
SPRINGFIELD -- The number of children with autism spectrum disorder is up seventy-eight percent since 2002, according to a Center for Disease Control report.
The definition of autism could be hanging and it has parents worried what it could mean for their children.