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  • Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, accounting executive

    Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, accounting executive
    Herbert W. "Bill" Acker, a retired Price Waterhouse Coopers LLD regional managing partner, died Friday of kidney cancer at his Stone House Farm in Churchville. He was 70. Herbert William Acker — who was known as H. William "Bill" Acker —...
  • Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism

    Md. regent said to have used controversial therapy for autism
    Two years after a Maryland doctor lost his medical license for using a controversial treatment for autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended his business partner for allegedly writing the same dangerous prescription for several...
  • Kennedy Krieger doctor and Mary Beth Marsden contribute to book about raising kids with autism

    Kennedy Krieger doctor and Mary Beth Marsden contribute to book about raising kids with autism
    Anne Moore Burnett knew the other moms at the playground were rolling their eyes at her. Her son wouldn't go down the slide unless it was clean, so she was looking around for a stray napkin or anything she could find to wipe it down. As she felt their...
  • Eight years after paralysis, Van Brooks continues moving forward

    Eight years after paralysis, Van Brooks continues moving forward
    Last September, Van Brooks walked for the first time in eight years. A wobbly video, recorded on a smartphone and posted on Facebook, shows the lower body of an undeterrable young man. Legs violently shaking as he refuses to accept his initial...
  • Record heat forecast Wednesday, with highs around 90 degrees

    Record heat forecast Wednesday, with highs around 90 degrees
    Maryland skipped over spring and went straight to summer-like weather Tuesday, as a "Bermuda high" system more common to June or July created a chance for record-breaking heat on Wednesday. Temperatures reached 85 degrees at Baltimore-Washington...
  • Seven men, one woman shot in separate incidents in Baltimore

    Seven men, one woman shot in separate incidents in Baltimore
    Eight people were shot in six incidents in Baltimore on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning and all were expected to survive. The shootings all occurred within an almost eight hour period that stretched from dinnertime Wednesday until just after...
  • Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence

    Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence
    As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours. The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...
  • A ROAR of support in Roland Park for national Autism Awareness Month

    Sitting at the kitchen counter, playing a game on his mother's cellphone, Nick Brooks looked like any other 13-year-old, except for an occasional hand clap and the burbles that his brothers affectionately call "Nicky noises." Soon, he got bored with the...
  • Connecting workers on the autism spectrum with tech jobs

    Connecting workers on the autism spectrum with tech jobs
    Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it. The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
  • Florida Hospital to hold ADHD conference on Wednesday

     
    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...
  • State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor

    State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor
    A day after Dr. Mark Geier's medical license was suspended in Maryland over allegations of putting children with autism at risk, state officials were seeking to remove his son from a state commission that advises the governor on the disorder. The...