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  • How Allentown school officials responded to Central Elementary sex allegations

    How Allentown school officials responded to Central Elementary sex allegations
    A late winter snowstorm threw Allentown's Central Elementary School into a state of chaos, forcing an early closing the day Junior Doe IV was sexually assaulted. The 6-year-old boy's teacher, distracted by the early dismissal, broke from the usual...
  • 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...
  • Just because my son's shy doesn't mean he's autistic

    Just because my son's shy doesn't mean he's autistic
    Years ago HIV/AIDS was the "it" health news item. As consumers of media, we have moved on to the next epidemic: autism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 1 in 150 children have an autism spectrum disorder ( ASD). If Oprah has a...
  • Word Play: Healing voices

    Word Play: Healing voices
    Is there anyone among us who does not know, or know of, a child with an autism spectrum disorder? Whether diagnostic criteria are allowing us to identify more individuals, or something in the environment is causing more autism, or our social habits and...
  • Community Calendar

        ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   - Reunions - More Information about Announcements Heard On The Air || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ ||                 UPCOMING EVENTS     ---Year Round--- Discover your inner scientist,...
  • Tours and cruises: Alaska, Bali, Tanzania, Italy and Colorado

    ALASKA Fiords and islands Cruise the Inside Passage on a naturalist-narrated sailing aboard the Maple Leaf schooner. Passengers will cruise among fiords and offshore islands, with grizzly-bear viewing at the top of the agenda. They will also sail down...
  • 'Our cash cow died on us'

    About two decades ago, regional and suburban school districts across the Lehigh Valley area began using unconventional and controversial bond transactions to pay for building renovations and new schools. During the same time, the Allentown School...
  • Special Diets May Not Help Autistic Kids

    Special Diets May Not Help Autistic Kids
    New research says there's still no proof that special diets help autistic kids. An expert panel says there's no rigorous evidence that digestive problems known as leaky gut or autistic enterocolitis are more common in children with autism, and special...
  • Lego Club: For Children on the Autism Spectrum

    Join the first ever LegoŽ Club for children on the autism spectrum. The club will feature team building, collaborative projects, supersized activities, and community events. The club meets the first Saturday of the month, and is for ages 5+. ASD meets 4-...
  • 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...