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Autism (INACTIVE)

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  • CT Artist With Autism Inspires & Teaches

    CT Artist With Autism Inspires & Teaches
    I was recently at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, covering this story about it's Autism Center and the push to become a Patient Centered Medical Home for families affected by the disorder. I immediately noticed the bright, vibrant art that...
  • The Stan Simpson Show: Media Misinformation, Teen Autism Program, Mary Jones

    In the first segment, Stan talks with Quinnipiac University professor Rich Hanley about misinformation in the media following the Boston Marathon bombings. Up next, Marcela Nunez, director of the Innovative Autism Network, talks about a new program...
  • Local Mom Is Heading To The Inauguration

    Local Mom Is Heading To The Inauguration
    Hartford mother, Carmen Veal, recently featured in this Mommy Minute article, has been chosen to travel to Washington DC to help out with the Inaugural Ball.  As a volunteer for the Obama campaign - making calls, canvassing neighborhoods and entering data...
  • Mother of Autistic Sons Joins Mommy Minute Blog

    Mother of Autistic Sons Joins Mommy Minute Blog
    When I first learned my son Cash’an had autism six years ago, I didn’t want to talk about it. As a trained print and broadcast journalist, professional in communications, and even as an actress who has taken center stage to express my...
  • Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research

    Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research
    Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
  • Pembroke Pines man living with mental illness fights misconceptions

    Pembroke Pines man living with mental illness fights misconceptions
    Gaylord Cohen wants you to know something: He has mental illness, but that doesn't mean he's dangerous or violent. "When I use a knife it's to cut food, not people," Cohen said last week. Cohen has schizoaffective disorder, which sometimes scrambles...
  • Autism affects millions across the globe

    Current statistics show that 1 in 68 children born, and 1 in 42 boys, will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the United States. For years, many people didn't understand what autism was all about. Thankfully, through the efforts of so...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • Wine, seafood, arts and craft create recipe for three-day festival

    Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards will have its sixth annual Wine and Seafood Festival this weekend at the winery, 19239 U.S. Highway 27 north of Clermont. The three-day outdoor event will include more than 70 local artists and crafters featuring precious...
  • The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it

    "The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...
  • Camp - working

      BROWARD COUNTY (Multiple Locations) BROWARD COLLEGE KIDS AND TEENS SUMMER COLLEGE Multiple locations in Broward County broward.edu/academics/ce/Pages/Kids-and-Teens.aspx 954-201-7800 CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY Multiple locations in Broward County...