Tag Archives: autism

Amy Schumer Shares Emotional Tribute to Her Husband With Powerful C-Section Photo

Amy Schumer has already opened up about her husband's autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Now, in her latest post, the comedian is sharing how the testing process that he went though as an adult—and, ultimately, his diagnosis—has helped strengthen their relationship. Amy-Schumer-Autism-Testing-GettyImages-1187255275 "We want to encourage parents and people to …

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A Drug Caused This Man to Grow Breasts—Now Johnson & Johnson Has to Pay Him $8 Billion

A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $8 billion in damages to a 26-year-old Maryland man who says he developed breasts—a condition called gynecomastia—after taking the drug Risperdal as a child, according to The New York Times. The plaintiff, Nicholas Murray, sued Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a Johnson …

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Amy Schumer Reveals Her Husband Has Autism Spectrum Disorder—Here's What That Means

Actress and comedian Amy Schumer revealed that her husband, chef Chris Fischer, is on the autism spectrum. Schumer opened up about Fischer’s condition during her Netflix special Amy Schumer: Growing, which premiered on Tuesday, Entertainment Tonight reports. "I knew from the beginning that my husband's brain was a little different …

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This Woman's Powerful Message About Growing Up With Three Autistic Brothers Is Going Viral

One 26-year-old woman’s World Autism Awareness Day message has gone viral, with thousands of people applauding her sentiments about growing up with her three beloved, special-needs brothers. Michael, Anthony, and Luke all have autism, and Ali Carbone credits them with helping her learn true compassion. RELATED: 9 Things You May …

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7 Things Autistic People Want You to Know

Like many autistic people, I have complicated feelings about Autism Awareness Month, which rolls around every April. According to the Autism Society, the initiative was created “to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with [Autism Spectrum Disorder] is provided the opportunity to achieve …

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