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  • 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...
  • Adults Living With Autism

    The newest autism statistics from the Centers for Disease Control are staggering; 1 in 100 individuals are diagnosed with autism each year (1 in 90 in New Jersey; 1 in 74 among New Jersey boys!) Two decades ago an autism diagnosis was one in 10,000!...
  • Surfer's Healing: A Camp For Autistic and Disabled Children

    Surfer's Healing: A Camp For Autistic and Disabled Children
    Chances are, someone you know has an autistic child. According to the National Institutes of Health, three to six out of 1,000 children will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and boys are four times as likely to have ASD, than girls.   And...
  • Autism NJ Seeks To Help Autistic Adults Receive Available Gov't Services

    Autism NJ Seeks To Help Autistic Adults Receive Available Gov't Services
    Forty-seven-year-old John Richardson's parents knew something was wrong when he was born. At 2-years-old, he was diagnosed with autism. Since then his place on the autism spectrum has been given a name, Asperger's Syndrome. "I had plenty of learning...
  • NJ Foundation Teaches Autistic Adults How To Live Independently

    NJ Foundation Teaches Autistic Adults How To Live Independently
    Autism Spectrum Disorders now affect 1 in 110 children according to a 2009 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With these statistics on the rise, people like Linda Walder Fiddle, founder and executive director of The Daniel...
  • Oct. 6, 2007: Central school officials knew boy in rape case had troubles

    The Allentown School District says in a court document filed Friday that it was following federal guidelines when it transferred a psychologically troubled, special education student to Central Elementary School, where he raped four boys, according to a...
  • West Hartford School Reviewing Whether To Let Embattled Group Hold Peace Program

    Although the Institute for International Sport says it will still hold its March 10 program at Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford, a spokeswoman for the school says it is reviewing the program in light of the nonprofit's "business difficulties."...
  • Youth Camps Operated By Sport Institute Director Never Registered With State Health Department

    Youth Camps Operated By Sport Institute Director Never Registered With State Health Department
    In contrast to more than 450 other youth camps in Connecticut, the summer programs run in West Hartford by Daniel Doyle Jr., such as Camp Renaissance and Doyle's basketball skills clinics, were never licensed by the state Department of Public Health....
  • West Hartford School Rejects Camps Run By Embattled Group

    West Hartford School Rejects Camps Run By Embattled Group
    The American School for the Deaf has decided against hosting summer camps operated by Daniel Doyle Jr., whose Institute for International Sport has been dealing with debt, failed real estate ventures and a government audit over its use of a $575,000...
  • April 23, 2010: Allentown hires Pa. schools chief

    State Secretary of Education Gerald L. Zahorchak was chosen Thursday as Allentown School District's new superintendent. The Allentown School Board picked Zahorchak to replace retiring Superintendent Karen Angello over three other finalists. The vote...
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am