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The congregation hummed softly as the violinists played church hymns and the tall pale hued windows let in the evening sun as it was setting. The Hope Service held at Tabernacle Baptist Church on a recent Sunday went by without a hitch. The distinct...
It seems like every year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announce the results of a new study finding increasing numbers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. No longer is autism a low incidence disorder. With a prevalence rate of 1:...
The Union Daily Times, S.C.A local fundraiser will raise money to fight autism on both local and worldwide levels. The fundraiser -- featuring a chicken stew/hot dog/bake sale and a silent auction -- will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Union National Guard...
Thank you for the front-page story covering the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event (“Concerned about the danger, but still walking,” April 21). In 2002 I was one of a small group of volunteer parents who had this idea of putting on a walk to...
Tags: Autism, Behavioral Conditions
NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder. Health officials say the new number doesn't mean autism is occurring more often. But it does...
So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend. A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...
Tags: Diplo, Delray Beach, Cuba, BBC, Music
The duo Afterglow keeps busy with restaurant gigs in Willow Springs, Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, the Paloses and quite a few places in between, but the performers' real home is at Papa Joe's restaurant in Orland Park. Every Tuesday and Thursday night,...
Staff WriterNeed a little beautification before going out? Then stop by the "Beauty Happy Hour" at Bloomingdale's in Aventura Mall on Thursday, Jan. 24 between 5 and 8 p.m. Blo Blow Dry Bar Midtown will be in the Cosmetics department giving out touch-ups...
Tags: Weather, Aventura, Weather Reports
Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management. Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...
IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
Last year, I wrote about Judy Pancoast, the Grammy-nominated singer, who gives outdoor concerts at homes who are decked out in Christmas splendor. She performs her holiday music while attendees enjoy the light show from neighborhood decorations. This...
The mother of an Indianapolis autistic teen who was found Tuesday night after being missing for nearly 30 hours told Fox59, she fears another similar incident. 19-year-old Hunter Valant left his home Monday evening and never came back. Emergency...
May 2, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
Apr 30, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
Mar 20, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 14, 2013 |Story| SFL
Jan 29, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 22, 2013 |Story| SFL
Jan 4, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Dec 26, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
Dec 7, 2012 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Oct 31, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
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