Over 50 participants have the opportunity to rappel down the side of the downtown Phoenix hotel , in an effort to raise funds for Autism Speaks.
It has been eight years since my youngest son was diagnosed with autism, a pervasive developmental disability that, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, or ADDM, affects 1 in 88 children.
When it comes to hiring a replacement for recently departed City Administrator Arlene Fisher, Cheney is taking the same approach it did when Parks and Recreation Director Paul Simmons left in November 2013 - wait.
A Michigan boy who told his mom not to throw him a birthday party because he has no friends got the ultimate surprise as "Good Morning America" threw the 11-year-old a surprise party Friday.
… for her 8-year-old boy with autism: clocks — and lots of them … like just spreading awareness of autism, different interests … acceptance.” Ten days …
March 29 Old Family Photo Identification Workshop, 12:30-4:30, at the Bear River Museum / Oakdene Centre.
For a Pennsylvania mother, time is of the essence. Ange Dellavecchio is planning the best birthday surprise for her 8-year-old boy with autism: clocks - and lots of them.
Confirmations: March 29 12 noon - Scoil Bhride, Gaelscoil, Heath and Ratheniska; 2.30pm - St. Paul's, Scoil Mhuire, Sacred Heart & St Francis First Communion: May 10 - 11am Heath, Ratheniska & Gael Scoil; May 17 11am - St Paul's, 1pm - Scoil Bhride; May 24 - 12noon Scoil Mhuire & Sacred Heart An open meeting will take place in the parish centre ... (more)
Older dads have an increased risk of having children with psychiatric problems, according to the largest study of its type reported last week in JAMA Psychiatry , an American Medical Association journal.
… his younger brother Sam is autistic. Ben, who works for the … of ability range from severe autism and learning difficulties to people … Street also provides people with autism with an opportunity to undertake … Autism Sussex, at the Roebuck Centre in Hastings. Xanthe Newman, from Autism …
Autism Speaks' Carolinas communities announce 'Master Pieces for Autism Charleston,' an art auction benefitting Autism Speaks, to be held Friday, March 14 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Charleston from 6:30-9 p.m. The silent auction will feature original artwork made from puzzle piece shapes and designed by more than thirty different ... (more)
… to health problems including diabetes, autism and cardio-vascular disease. “I believe …
Several famous names from our community are in the news this week, and a few aren't names you usually associate with the arts.
How we become collectively very stupid. Dan, you remind me of of an encounter I had with a young journalist at a local newspaper more than a decade ago when I was trying advocate over disappearing educational provision for disability which was coming …
Lapierre, a 2010 Gardner High graduate, was recently named as a member of the RevGirls, the promotional arm of Major League Soccer's New England Revolution.
A new economic forecast predicts recreational-marijuana businesses will bring millions to the state, and the fight is underway for how the proceeds will be spent, with cities vying for a share.
An autism fundraiser held in Franklin Lakes last month united supporters and raised some big bucks for the cause, according to one of the event's organizers.
The parents of an autistic student are taking the Palo …
Janus Developmental Services to benefit from its Create, Connect & Commit breakfast March 14 at 7 a.m. at The Fountains in Carmel.
Pierce Streetsboro Library Book Discussion Club: 3 p.m. March 10, library meeting room, 8990 Kirby Lane - "Heading Out to Wonderful" by Robert Goolrick, a novel that takes place in 1940s Virginia about a stranger who comes to town and meets a woman who is already taken.