| May 6, 2014
| 5:08 AM
Paul Sebsibe is doing what he does best.
He's drawing a picture of what he sees around him across a sheet of paper.
For the 11th-grader at the Western School of Technology and Environmental Science, verbal communication is a challenge.
| Apr 6, 2014
My bookshelves attest to my worries. They hold book after book about parenting, about temperamental children, about children with sensory challenges, about raising boys, about how to get an accurate diagnosis for your child, about the importance of...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Kennedy Krieger Institute has announced a new program that will offer free autism screenings to infants between five and 10 months who have a sibling with autism.
“We launched this initiative to increase the likelihood of identifying children...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) — CASA/Prince George's County offers the opportunity to help abused or abandoned children in the community. An information session for volunteers will be held Wednesday, March 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A doctor nationally known for treating autism with a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders has been suspended from practicing medicine in his home state of Maryland after state officials determined that he is putting children at risk....
| May 6, 2011
| 8:42 AM
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.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:28 PM
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday approved a budget document stripped of $1.45 million for the Allentown School District, but Sen. Pat Browne said he has received assurances that city schools will get the extra state help by other...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Gerald Zahorchak, whose one-year stint as Allentown School District's superintendent ended in turmoil, has announced his retirement as chief of the Greater Johnstown School District.
Zahorchak told the Greater Johnstown School Board last week that he...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:25 AM
From headline-grabbing studies to prime-time TV, autism has entered mainstream conversation like never before.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that autism rates rose nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2010. The condition...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Willington Public Library visitors recently had the opportunity to talk with 10 Connecticut authors, all members of the American Authors & Publishing Guild, at a kick-off event for the library's summer reading program.
It was a different way to mark...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:56 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Faye Frez-Albrecht added a huge piece to her personal puzzle Tuesday night, graduating from the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford
Frez-Albrecht delivered the valedictorian address to the 28 students in the Class of 2014...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Browse the art in Allentown's oldest city park and tour turn-of-the-century Allentown homes near the park this weekend in two long-running events.
First up on Saturday: the 40th annual Art-in-the-Park, a free festival featuring more a record number of...