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Zane Paul, 16, had never learned to ride a bicycle. His father died of cancer when Zane was 4, and he was too scared to try riding after that. When he was diagnosed with high-functioning autism at the end of third grade, his mother thought he would...
Tags: Tourette Syndrome
"The murder was committed in a cold, calculated and premeditated manner," said Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Maureen O'Brien, speaking last week to reporters about the recent stabbing death of a 14-year-old River Grove youth, allegedly at the...
Some South Florida children with autism are finding refuge from loud noises, bright lights and stress by learning a new technique to calm themselves: yoga. A Pompano Beach yoga teacher, Louise Goldberg, has published a new book that documents what she...
Deerfield School District 109 has agreed to pay a $65,000 settlement to a tenured teacher fired last year after she missed nearly two school years. Stephanie Horwitz was hired in 2001 as a special education teacher at Caruso Middle School. In...
Windber Senior Citizens will take a bus trip to Raystown Lake on July 26. Many events are planned for the day, including a boat ride. Transportation is free. For more information, call 814-266-9168. A free community dinner, sponsored by the Windber Area...
Greater HartfordOn Saturday, June 15, Autism Families CONNECTicut (AFC) is hosting Wings for Autism, a social learning experience for children and teens with autism, at Bradley International Airport. Wings for Autism is a program created by the Charles River Autism...
Change of SubjectThis revised posting is featured in my Sunday print column “The murder was committed in a cold, calculated and premeditated manner,” said Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Maureen O'Brien, speaking earlier this week to reporters about the...
I was very saddened and disappointed to read William Weir's article "Trinity Reveals Autism Find" [June 6, Connecticut]. First of all, the story implies that autism is an affliction that needs a "reversal of symptoms." As an individual on the autism...
Tags: Vegan Diet, Behavioral Conditions
The Hartford Courant— African xylophones that use gourds to increase sound and computer programs that encourage reading, social skills and storytelling are among the educational tools the school district will buy with $6,000 in grants from a local foundation. The...
Special to The Herald-MailChange the diaper. Feed the baby. Burp. Hold. Sleepy time. After babies are born, fussing often is a way of communicating some basic needs. When they get a little older, it’s not always that simple. Babies can point, or they can make some...
VarietyAlthough debates about gun control gained more traction in the wake of shootings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December, the issue of mental illness also re-entered the public conversation. In primetime, mental illness has been in the mix of...
The mother of a 14-year-old autistic River Grove boy and the child's full-time caregiver killed the boy because they believed he was suffering from deteriorating health, according to a letter prosecutors said the women wrote before they also tried to take...
Tags: Justice System, Murder, River Grove, Lawyers, Abusive Behavior
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