| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
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,"...
| Aug 27, 2014
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....
| Sep 23, 2014
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Donald E. Sweeney, an educator who achieved breakthroughs in the integration of intellectually challenged children into the Kingston, New York, school system, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 88.
Sweeney was the father of Anne M. Sweeney, who stepped...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Each year, local Scouts complete projects in the community to earn the highest ranking in their various groups. The Glendale News-Press wants to share the Scouts' good deeds with readers as they answer questions about their service projects.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:11 AM
SIMSBURY — Ed Tankus, owner of president of Blue Plate Radio, has teamed with Autism Speaks to organize the first Jazz 'N' Blue Festival at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 16.
Tankus said he was inspired to hold an...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:07 AM
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...