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  • Allen will be a busy team during the Stellar tournament

     
    Not only will Allen be trying to defend its Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" title next week, but the Canaries will also be running their own basketball camp at Sewards Gym. The camp is running July 5th to July 8th, that's Tuesday through...
  • Well deserved honor for Allen coach Doug Snyder

     
    I have a tribute column running in the paper tomorrow on the life of Ken Wildonger. He was one of the last of his kind, someone who meant so much to the city of Allentown, the school district and the kids in the community. Wildonger loved Doug Snyder...
  • ASD's Program of Studies changes again

     
    Allentown Superintendent Gerald Zahorchak’s controversial Program of Studies has changed again to appease concerns of students, staffs and parents. But those changes also include additional alterations, such as shortened day for some high schoolers,...
  • NorthShore Foundation Brings Red Kite Round Up Performances to NorthShore Evanston Hospital

     
    In March, NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) Foundation partnered with Chicago Children's Theatre to bring performances of the critically acclaimed Red Kite Round Up to NorthShore …...
  • 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 "...
  • 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...
  • Board: Drug therapy for children with autism was risky

    Board: Drug therapy for children with autism was risky
    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 he is putting children at risk. Dr....
  • Castration drug used as autism therapy

    Castration drug used as autism therapy
    A Maryland medical group has started treating autistic children in South Florida with shots of a drug used for chemical castration, a therapy widely panned by mainstream experts. The group gives children the cancer drug Lupron to stop their bodies from...
  • 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....