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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Autism’

Jerry Seinfeld: ‘OK, OK. I Don’t Have Autism’

Jerry Seinfeld caught some flak over his comments that he thought he was on the autism spectrum “on a very drawn-out scale.” Now he’s walking those remarks back. When Access Hollywood recently interviewed Jerry Seinfeld, he acknowledged that his earlier remarks were off the mark. “I don’t have autism, I’m not on the spectrum,” Seinfeld said. “I just was watching …

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Jerry Seinfeld is “Not Helping” the Autism Fight

“How bad could autism be? Jerry Seinfeld has it.” Last week comedian Jerry Seinfeld sat down with NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams to talk about his current stand-up career and the second season of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. In the interview, Seinfeld mentioned that he believes he has autism. “I think, on a drawn out …

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Jerry Seinfeld: Is He Slightly Autistic?

On November 6, comedian Jerry Seinfeld was interviewed by Brian Williams for the NBC Nightly News. The observational comic was there to promote his comedy web-series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The 60-year-old also revealed during the course of the interview that he believes that he’s slightly autistic. “I think on a very drawn-out scale, I’m on the spectrum,” he …

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Jerry Seinfeld and Autism: Why the Comedian Believes He Falls in the Spectrum

On Thursday evening, comedian Jerry Seinfeld sat down with NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams to talk about his current stand-up career and the second season of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. “I wanted to see if I could capture it and show people, ‘Look at this group of people. Aren’t they unusual?’” Seinfeld said about his …

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Jerry Seinfeld Believes He Is On The Autism Spectrum

On Thursday, November 6, during an interview with the NBC Nightly News, actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld made a shocking revelation. Seinfeld, who is married with three children, explained that he feels that he is somewhere on the autism spectrum. He said that as he has gotten older, he has noticed more signs that he may have the disorder including- …

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Florida Man Charged with Beating Autistic Kid at Party After Video Winds Up on Facebook

An 18-year-old Okeechobee Florida resident has been arrested and charged with child abuse “without bodily harm” after police identified him in a disturbing video posted on his Facebook page. Andrew Wheeler can be seen repeatedly punching, kneeing, and dragging an unnamed 16-year-old boy in the midst of what appears to be a house party. According to police, the video was …

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Mother Unaware Son Died Until Smell Set In

The mother of a severely disabled 8-year-old Harrisburg, Pennsylvania boy didn’t realize he died on the third floor of their home until she began to smell his decomposing body. Kimberly Tutko summoned police to her house on Friday, where they found the body. Tutko told authorities that her husband Jarrod Tutko was the primary caretaker of their mentally disabled son, …

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Jenny McCarthy Clarifies Her Stance on Vaccinations

After publicly stating her opposition to vaccinating children, Jenny McCarthy is changing her tune a bit. “Everyone should ask questions, but I’m certainly not against them,” McCarthy said during an appearance on Good Morning America Wednesday. McCarthy began her crusade against vaccinations after her son Evan was diagnosed with autism in 2005. She came to believe there is a link …

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Nick Lachey Talks About Younger Brother’s Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month and Nick Lachey has recently revealed a personal reason for supporting autism awareness. The TV personality and former lead singer of 98 Degrees opened up to CBS News about his 19-year-old brother Zac who has been diagnosed with autism. Zac was diagnosed with autism when he was seven-years-old, but Lachey waited until now to talk …

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Jenny McCarthy Says She’s Pro-Vaccination

Model and The View host Jenny McCarthy has claimed that she was misunderstood on her stance on vaccines, firing back with a column on the Chicago Sun-Times. Just last month, the “Playboy Playmate of the Year” was called out by fans saying she’s anti-vaccination. In recent years, McCarthy has voiced out that vaccines administered during childhood are tied to autism …

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Jenny McCarthy Speaks Out on Vaccination Views

Even though The View panelist Jenny McCarthy has long argued that vaccinations are linked to autism, which has earned her the “anti-vaxxer” label, the former Playboy model claimed that she is pro-vaccinations in a piece published in The Chicago Sun-Times on Saturday. McCarthy says she simply doesn’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to vaccinations. McCarthy has an …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Awareness

April marks “National Autism Awareness Month.” It is a time for educating the public about autism and issues surrounding it. According to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, autism has been identified in one of 68 children. The condition is said to be more commonly found in boys than girls. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), …

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