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Autism (INACTIVE)

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  • Families worry about possible Russian adoption ban

    Families worry about possible Russian adoption ban
    To Heather and Aaron Whaley, they're already parents to a 4-year-old girl living in a Russian orphanage off the Sea of Japan. The Frederick couple have never met the child, but they've given her a name — Addie. They've hung pictures of her in a...
  • Claims mount against Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo

    Claims mount against Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo
    Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...
  • Who is more evil Instagram or the NRA? Internet is undecided

    Who is more evil Instagram or the NRA? Internet is undecided
    After the past few days, America needs something to be mad at and quick. Luckily the NRA and Instagram have stepped in to help our rage cravings. The NRA has been unusually silent throughout aftermath of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Its Twitter...
  • Nonpublic special education school graduates outpace their peers in public settings

    Nonpublic special education school graduates outpace their peers in public settings
    While most children see dream jobs, spouses and freedom in their futures, Brian Bailey saw only death. The autistic boy, who stopped speaking at 18 months, grew up with anxiety about getting older, and his rocky educational track record early on didn't...
  • Varsity Q&A with Jordan Surhoff, St. Paul's swimming

    Varsity Q&A with Jordan Surhoff, St. Paul's swimming
    St. Paul's senior Jordan Surhoff has been swimming almost as long as she can remember. The daughter of Orioles Hall of Famer B.J. Surhoff and former internationally ranked swimmer Polly (Winde) Surhoff, she has three older swimming siblings —...
  • Bills to keep guns out of the hands of psychiatric patients pose risks

    Bills to keep guns out of the hands of psychiatric patients pose risks
    In December, a young man in Newtown, Conn., killed 20 small children and seven adults, including his mother, and then committed suicide. This tragic massacre has prompted legislators to reexamine firearms laws and quickly propose legislation that might...
  • Concerns, suggestions conveyed at Arundel schools special-needs roundtable

    Kathy Flaherty of Severna Park, who has a special-needs child in third grade, wanted to know more about assistance for "twice-exceptional" students, who have disabilities but are intellectually gifted. Mark Turner of Odenton, who has a special-needs...
  • County begins autism awareness training for firefighters, paramedics

    Nationwide, one in 88 people have been diagnosed with some form of autism. In Howard County, that number is one in 73. However, those numbers, from the county public school system, represent only students. There is no reliable way to count how much of...
  • Ellicott City: It's train gardens galore this holiday season

    It's showtime for a time-honored Ellicott City tradition — the annual holiday train gardens. This year, the B&O Railroad Ellicott City station museum added a brand new exhibit to its annual Holiday Festival of Trains, a celebration of toy trains...
  • Reisterstown: Holiday season greets retail openings and closings

    My best wishes to all as we enter what is termed the "most wonderful time of the year." It's also the time of the year when nonprofit organizations are begging for your dollars and we are reminded of those who are in need of some of life's basic needs:...
  • Tom Wopat is more than just a good ol' boy

    Tom Wopat is more than just a good ol' boy
    More than a quarter-century has passed since Tom Wopat last jumped, feet first, into the General Lee and sped away for a half-hour of redneck fun on TV's "The Dukes of Hazzard." But in a career that has included Tony and Grammy nods (thanks to his stint...
  • Hazelwood parents unsatisfied with school officials' answers

    Hazelwood parents unsatisfied with school officials' answers
    City school officials offered few answers to Hazelwood Elementary/Middle parents during a contentious meeting Thursday about an employee accused of impregnating a 15-year-old and misrepresenting himself as a child therapist. Separately, the city...