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  • Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk

    Epilepsy drug in pregnancy tied to autism risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark. Previous studies...
  • Mother of runaway autistic teen fears another incident

    Mother of runaway autistic teen fears another incident
    The mother of an Indianapolis autistic teen who was found Tuesday night after being missing for nearly 30 hours told Fox59, she fears another similar incident. 19-year-old Hunter Valant left his home Monday evening and never came back. Emergency...
  • Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds

    Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds
    Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
  • Chugiak Football Team Forced to Forfeit

    Chugiak Football Team Forced to Forfeit
    An administrative oversight has left the Chugiak High School football team forced to forfeit wins this season. The Mustangs had a shot at the playoffs but the district discovered this week that a member of the team is ineligible because he is in a home-...
  • Divorce a risk for autism parents

    Divorce a risk for autism parents
    For couples with children, the risk of divorce is highest when kids are young. Taking care of little kids is both stressful and time-consuming, and parents often find they have little time or emotional reserve left over for their spouses. But once...
  • Kyle Beller seems like good fit for Dieruff

     
    Let's make this clear right now -- Dieruff will not win a championship in football next year. The Huskies may not even win a game. But I think the program took a big step in the right direction by hiring Kyle Beller as the new head coach. He is getting...
  • IronPigs helping Allen and Dieruff programs

     
    There's a ceremony, actually two of them, planned for tomorrow in which the IronPigs are presenting checks to the Allentown School District to help sports programs at Allen and Dieruff. Here's the release from ASD and kudos to the IronPigs and IronPigs...
  • Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give

    Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give
    If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and...
  • Little Huskies is a nice story, but ASD shouldn't be fooled

     
    I was happy to do the Dieruff middle school football story yesterday. The Allentown School District needs any good news that can be put out there about its sports programs. And I like Shawn Moser and the work he is doing with those kids. The guy is a...
  • Donate old instrument to help local students

     
    Do you have an old band or orchestra instrument laying around the house? It could find a new musical life in the hands of a child in the Allentown School District through the Satori Gift of Music program. Satori, a Lehigh valley chamber music ensemble...
  • Allen, Dieruff to decide its football future in the next few days

     
    Allen and Dieruff will be announcing details about its football future within the next few days. Sources have confirmed that the Lehigh Valley Conference has given the two schools permission to leave the LVC in football only. Now, it's up to the two...
  • National study ranks ASD spending "last" in PA

     
    A national think tank has put out a study that shows — surprise — Allentown School District spends the least amount of money per student in the state after subtracting from its spending formula the cost of living expenses and student needs. The "...