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  • Jesse Saperstein shares successes for becoming fearless with Asperger's syndrome

    Jesse Saperstein's life can be divided into two parts. In his youth, he blurted out inappropriate comments, he had outbursts of anger and struggled terribly with new situations. He didn't see a future for himself. But in the second half of his life as...
  • Autism Speaks film screened at Posnack JCC

    Autism Speaks film screened at Posnack JCC
    On the evening of Thursday, Sept. 4, more than 50 individuals from across Broward County gathered at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie for a special premiere screening event hosted by Autism Speaks. Viewers watched "Sounding the Alarm,"...
  • Joshua D. Lenchus: No link between vaccines and autism

    Even in the era of Internet search capability, it is still surprising to read that misinformation abounds. One need only read the letter to the editor by chiropractor Lewis Singer on Sept. 1 regarding the vaccine and autism issue. To date, there has...
  • Notes from a not-so-empty nester

    Maybe it's just this time of year making me pensive. Summer is ending. Kids are leaving for college. Social media are crammed with articles and advice on how to weather the seismic family shift: "Get Your Heart and Mind Ready." "Loosen the Times That...
  • Early treatment may decrease autism signs

    How early can autism be detected in babies, and how soon can they be treated? A baby’s first birthday visit to the pediatrician usually includes a screening for the social deficits common with autism spectrum disorder. But doctors and scientists...
  • Free steampot, crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with autism donation

    Free steampot, crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with autism donation
    Get a free steampot or crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with a donation to Autism Speaks. The seafood restaurants are offering the freebies with donations made during the month of April. Donate $10 and get a coupon for free steampot entree with purchase...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
  • Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour

    Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour
    When David Crosby wrote “Déjà Vu,” the song that would become the title track for the 1970 debut by rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, it was a meditation on recurrence. When Crosby sang on stage Monday night at the Troubadour...
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday

    Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday
    Crosby, Stills & Nash are back Saturday to headline the 2nd Light Up the Blues concert benefiting Autism Speaks, an event for which the veteran rock trio will be joined by John Mayer, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and...
  • Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener

    Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener
    HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation. There is one big difference...