| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Freedom Green is a full-time mom with four young children and a husband whose job has him working 20-hour days.
That is why she runs.
"There are times when I need to get away, so that I don't flip out," says Green, 40, of Owings Mills. "I don't want...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Erin Michael ran the relay race in the Baltimore Running Festival last year and saw a few disabled racers — but thought there could be more.
The 29-year-old therapist at Kennedy Krieger Institute encouraged and then helped train nine patients who...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Baltimore city school recently elected David Stone, who once headed up the city's charter school office and is serving his second term as a commissioner, second-in-command of the district last week.
He takes over for longtime board member, Jerrelle...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Dr. Rondalyn Whitney, of Towson, was recently named assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. Previously, she served as the senior research coordinator at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Baltimore school officials assured special-education advocates Wednesday that efforts to provide students with a quality education will continue after a lawsuit ends this year that has kept the system under a microscope for 28 years.
In a forum hosted by...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The scene at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster Friday evening was filled with the friendly chaos typical of the start of summer camp. Parents unloaded gear and gave last-minute instructions. Ubiquitous counselors welcomed visitors and ushered...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip.
She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:13 AM
The number of children with autism in the United States continues to rise, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The latest data estimate that 1 in 88 American children has some form of autism...
| May 16, 2011
If you've got a child with ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 18, when Florida Hospital will hold a town hall meeting in Orlando, featuring one of the nation's experts on ADHD. Dr. Martha...
| Dec 7, 2009
Four that worry physicians
The Chicago Tribune examined four treatments in depth. Medical experts said that the therapies have not been proved to help children with autism and that each also carries risks.
What it is: Antibodies...