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Autism (INACTIVE)

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  • Kennedy Krieger to offer free autism screenings for some infants

    Kennedy Krieger to offer free autism screenings for some infants
    Kennedy Krieger Institute has announced a new program that will offer free autism screenings to infants between five and 10 months who have a sibling with autism.  “We launched this initiative to increase the likelihood of identifying children...
  • Girl charged in father's death struggled with mental health

    Girl charged in father's death struggled with mental health
    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. Her...
  • From foster parent to full-on mom

    From foster parent to full-on mom
    When the two young brothers came to live with Cedra Watson in 2007, all three of them had been through a lot. Joshua was about a year old and had already been placed in three foster homes. So had Jeremiah, who was just three months old. The brothers had...
  • Summer sports camps continue registration

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Lacrosse The Howard Boys Lacrosse program is offering two camps this summer at Howard High School. The first...
  • What your hands really say about you

    Rembrandt instinctively understood it. In many of his portraits, he painted the hands of his subjects with as much care as the face. Hands speak volumes about the sitter's status, age and lifestyle, be they the gnarled, wrinkled hands of a poor woman or...
  • Lawuits say school closings unfair,discriminate against blacks

    Lawuits say school closings unfair,discriminate against blacks
    The Chicago Teachers Union's decision to go to court to try to stop the city from closing 53 elementary schools, while not unexpected, makes clear that the Board of Education's vote on the proposal next week will not put an end to the controversy. The...
  • HealthWatch spotlights the reach of autism

    HealthWatch spotlights the reach of autism
    One in 110 children is now diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder. The numbers have grown to the point where "everyone knows someone affected" by the neurodevelopmental disorder, characterized by communication problems and repetitive behaviors,...
  • Body of missing autistic girl found in Northern California creek

    The body of a missing 9-year-old autistic girl was found Wednesday in a Northern California creek, authorities said. A dive team found Mikaela Lynch's body in Cache Creek, not far from her family's Clearlake vacation home, The Press Democrat reported....
  • How early can a child be diagnosed with autism?

    How early can a child be diagnosed with autism?
    Q: What symptoms should parents watch for if they are worried a young child may have autism? Is it possible to diagnose autism before age 2? A: With careful evaluation by an expert, diagnosing a child younger than 2 with autism is possible. More often,...
  • Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team

    Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team
    Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
  • Can Tao Lin see the future?

    Tao Lin's new novel, "Taipei," is more obviously autobiographical than previous efforts — about a young, male, Asian American New York urbanite and social-media compulsive paralyzed by a robot-ennui style of depression. Lin has energetically...