| Apr 18, 2010
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined in a Mississippi town. || 45 ||
|| 2. || Solar by Ian McEwan (Nan A. Talese:...
| May 30, 2010
Dominic Roumeliotis is obsessed with rain. He pesters his mom every day, wanting to know if it's going to rain. Dominic, who is autistic, is frightened by the loud claps of thunder and the flashing of lightning.
But despite his obsession — and...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 4:55 PM
People with Asperger's syndrome, a mild form of autism, dramatically improve their social learning skills and spend more time gazing at pictures of faces after inhaling the social-bonding hormone oxytocin, researchers have found.
The study, published...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:03 AM
MARS HILL, Maine -- A woman was convicted of sexually abusing her 2-year-old daughter and streaming the acts over the Internet to a teenager in the United Kingdom.
Julie Carr, 33, received a 20-year sentence last week after she was convicted of producing...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:24 AM
Forty-seven-year-old John Richardson's parents knew something was wrong when he was born. At 2-years-old, he was diagnosed with autism. Since then his place on the autism spectrum has been given a name, Asperger's Syndrome.
"I had plenty of learning...
| Apr 6, 2011
It's time to stand up,embrace your inner MILF and to be counted!
Wednesday, April 6th she will be at Book Soup in West Hollywood from 7-8:00PM.
Thursday, April 7th The Zero Plus Minus Space at Fred Segal Santa Monica will be hosting a "Mom's Night Out...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Late last week, Gov. Rick Scott blindsided tens of thousands of disabled Floridians and their caregivers by signing an executive order to immediately cut their funding.
Yet that very same day, the governor made time for a photo op — for the Special...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 2:51 PM
In the annals of TV programming, the notion of taking Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic Victorian sleuth Sherlock Holmes and plopping him down into modern-day London may sound like a train wreck waiting to happen. That's the very concept, however, at the...
| Jul 7, 2010
Autism is as misunderstood as it is frightening for parents of young children. The fact that the Centers for Disease Control Prevention estimate 1 child in 100 births is autistic makes it far more relevant than some closet mental illness. Most certainly,...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 3:42 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children.
Children born less than two years after their siblings were...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 7:16 AM
CHICAGO -- Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children.
Children born less than two years after their siblings were considerably more likely...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Lemondrop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Costa Mesa Marriott, 500 Anton...