| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:06 PM
There's a hidden jewel in Owings Mills and one that exists because of a greater good. Ruth's Closet, a resale boutique, offers women's clothing, shoes, and accessories. Every day brings a new treasure, and at bargain prices.
Tired of your Jimmy Choo...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:40 PM
ST. CLOUD — The AK-47 attack in one of Osceola County's oldest neighborhoods last month is the latest crime jarring the tranquil image of the century-old community known as "Soldier City," where Civil War veterans settled in the early 1900s.
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Your article on autism ("Hidden in plain sight," 1/1/2012) was clear, interesting, and also insulting to those on the autism spectrum, since it treated these conditions as disorders.
I know that, officially, they are disorders, but as someone with a...
| May 19, 2011
If sending your kid to camp then heading to the spa is your thing, read no further. But if you would rather join the kids for fishing, hiking and other traditional camping activities, read on. Family camps welcome grown-ups too.
"It's a great way for...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:52 PM
POQUOSON — Krystiann Henton is 18 years old but gets along better with her younger cousins than people her own age.
"I knew deep down inside that she wanted to make friends. She didn't know how," her mother, Sue Henton said.
She hopes that...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Almost half of children with autism in a new study had run away at least once - and many of them were missing long enough to cause concern.
Researchers found that kids most often wandered off from their home, school or a...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
John Elder Robison taught himself electronics while growing up and was so skilled that despite dropping out of high school in ninth grade, he designed pyrotechnic guitars for the rock group Kiss and sound effects for electronic games.
Yet to hear him...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:21 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adults with autism are less likely to go to college or hold down a job than their peers with other types of disabilities, a new U.S. study finds.
Researchers found that more than one-third of young adults with an...
| May 26, 2012
| 7:05 PM
In the shadow of the 30,000-acre Walt Disney World Resort, the Hampton family lives in a 300-square-foot motel room packed with possessions left over from a better life.
It has been home for nine months now.
On a rainy weekday afternoon, father...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:53 PM
A Baltimore County woman had about $340,000 in student loan debt discharged by a federal bankruptcy judge this month because Asperger's syndrome prevents her from holding a job.
Carol Todd of Nottingham pursued college degrees "as a stepping stone toward...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The husband of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has been charged with killing his stepbrother in Wisconsin and burying his body.
Police arrested Jeffrey Vogelsberg, 28, at JBLM's main gate Monday, the Tacoma News-Tribune said.
At a news conference...
| Sep 13, 2012
With five children, including a son with autism, finding a family outing everyone will enjoy can be a challenge for Vivian Gibbas and her family.
But the Aurora mom says she has found bouncing on wall-to-wall trampolines at facilities like Sky High...