| Dec 11, 2013
A North Shore nonprofit is helping children with disabilities overcome obstacles through boxing.
Over the past three years, Glenview-based Jordan's Corner has been offering free boxing classes to children between 7 and 16 years old with different...
| Sep 22, 2013
The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
My dating life for the past few years has been hit-or-miss. Not only in trying to find that special partner, but also trying to conquer some life obstacles. A big reason is that I have Asperger's syndrome. Even though I've been more outgoing than ever...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:00 AM
LONDON — Traveling to London this summer or just curious about the current state of theatrical affairs? Here's my score card of the scene after a week spent scurrying in and around the West End.
"Strange Interlude" at the National Theatre
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza met with the parents of one of the children killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his spokesman said Thursday.
CBS News first reported that Peter Lanza met with Robbie and Alissa Parker, whose 6-year-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back. People diagnosed as "on the spectrum" are suddenly in demand by employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers more used to being considered disabled than special....
| May 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
FX's new summer drama "The Bridge" has many common elements of contemporary thrillers: a sadistic serial killer, mismatched detectives and a desperate race against time.
But "The Bridge" is distinguished by a hot-button issue that brings an edgy...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A 14-year-old girl and her 19-year-old boyfriend arrested in the killing of her father in his Ellicott City home this month were indicted and charged as adults by a grand jury this week, according to court records.
Morgan Arnold, a Mount Hebron High...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams.
Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark.