| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:45 PM
When his son Owen was diagnosed with autism at 18 months, Pat Skerry did not believe it.
"I thought it was way too early," the Towson men's basketball coach recalled. "It could have been other things. I was not really accepting of it."
| May 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone.
But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
| Oct 24, 2013
(Photo taken by Brad Schade) David and Karen Royko had many advantages, including a steady income, health insurance, a helpful school district and supportive parents. But the cost of dealing with their son Ben's severe autism pushed them into bankruptcy.....
| Jul 2, 2013
Ron Berta, Raymond Reimer, Emily Shertzer and longtime coach, the late Doug Pollard make up Moravian's Class of 2013 that will be inducted into the college's hall of fame on Friday, Nov. 8th in Johnston Hall. The 1995 Greyhound softball......
| Jun 14, 2013
This 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:51 PM
When it comes to booking a specialized camp for your special child, the earlier the better. Some schedules are already filled, such as the unique camp for those with MSUD, a rare metabolic problem known as maple syrup urinary disease, at Vee Bar Ranch...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:07 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:27 PM
This year's Biketoberfest is just around the corner. Starting Oct. 13 and spanning through Oct. 16, the streets and beaches of Daytona will be buzzing with the sound of motorcycles as thousands of bikers hop on their hogs to enjoy the festival.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management.
Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:48 AM
So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...