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  • Bracket Ears: A family business with a charitable bent

    Bracket Ears: A family business with a charitable bent
    What if braces were considered fashionable and could actually boost a patient’s self-esteem?
  • For Towson basketball coach Pat Skerry, autism awareness hits close to home

    For Towson basketball coach Pat Skerry, autism awareness hits close to home
    When his son Owen was diagnosed with autism at 18 months, Pat Skerry did not believe it. "I thought it was way too early," the Towson men's basketball coach recalled. "It could have been other things. I was not really accepting of it." His wife,...

    Linwood school for children with autism has new building, staff and attitude

    Linwood school for children with autism has new building, staff and attitude
    When it opened 58 years ago, the Linwood Center was a groundbreaking school for children with autism, one of very few such schools in the country. In recent years, however, the Ellicott City school lost some of its luster, as the 200-year-old building...

    Wedded: Jennifer Ayd and John Linehan

    Wedded: Jennifer Ayd and John Linehan
    Wedding date: April 13, 2013 Her story: Jennifer "Jenny" Ayd, 29, grew up in Baltimore. She is a registered nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother, Elaine C. Ayd, is a secretary and her father, Gregory J. Ayd, is a general contractor and owner of...

    Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment

    Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment
    Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management. Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...