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  • Young adults with autism lag in school, work

    Young adults with autism lag in school, work
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adults with autism are less likely to go to college or hold down a job than their peers with other types of disabilities, a new U.S. study finds. Researchers found that more than one-third of young adults with an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Teacher At School For The Deaf Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

    Teacher At School For The Deaf Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student By CHRISTINE DEMPSEY |Courant Staff Writer BRISTOL - A former teacher at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford was charged this morning with sexually assaulting a...
  • Children's Holiday Campaign

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || What is The Children's Holiday Campaign: The Children's Holiday Campaign is a campaign of Fox 61 Family Fund and The Courant Community Fund, funds of the McCormick Foundation. With your help this holiday season, the Children'...
  • Community Calendar

        ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   - Reunions - More Information about Announcements Heard On The Air || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ ||                 UPCOMING EVENTS     ---Year Round--- Discover your inner scientist,...
  • 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 Lego® 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-...