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Autism (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • West Friendship: Turkey giveaway brings 'hope and happiness' to county families

    Community organizers. That's what the members of Howard County's Community Action Council, partnered with associates from Wegman's Grocery, were on Nov. 20 when together the groups doled out turkeys, fixin's and fellowship during the eighth annual...
  • City breaks ground on Habitat for Humanity housing off York Road

    City breaks ground on Habitat for Humanity housing off York Road
    A sense of deja vu pervaded Baltimore City's "Vacants to Value" housing ceremony on McCabe Avenue on Tuesday. It was raining on Tuesday, Nov. 13 just like it was in May 2011 when the city with great fanfare demolished five vacant, uninhabitable row...
  • Elkridge: To provide gift cards, Elkridge Food Pantry needs your help

    Tis the season to be jolly, and here's your chance to make the holidays more joyful for our friends and neighbors most in need. The Elkridge Food Pantry would like to give each of their families in need a gift card for a store such as Target or Walmart,...
  • For these Baltimore folks, thankfulness is personal

    For these Baltimore folks, thankfulness is personal
    This time of year, "thankfulness" and "gratitude" are terms folks throw around so much that they almost become greeting card platitudes. Maybe people mean it, maybe they don't. Doctors have linked the concept of gratitude to inner peace, even physical...
  • In American newspapers, headline writing has a tendency toward the prosaic, Briton finds

    It's a fair cop. Tom Chivers, the estimable blogger for Britain's Telegraph, loves American newspapers, which he finds "considered, thoughtful and impartial" (at least by British standards). But our headline writing strikes him as solid mahogany. From...
  • Special educator named Baltimore Teacher of the Year

    Special educator named Baltimore Teacher of the Year
    With a little yelp, lots of tears and a bouquet of flowers from her developmentally disabled twin sister, who inspired her to help students persevere, special educator Ketia C. Stokes was named Baltimore City's 2013 Teacher of the Year. The Green Street...
  • Keswick using music to treat dementia, Alzheimer's

    Keswick using music to treat dementia, Alzheimer's
    Linda Kellar seemed too young for dementia, the slow-forming disease that erodes the memories of people usually much older than the then-54-year-old housewife. But in 2009 that's what doctors found to be the cause of Kellar's severe agitation, memory...
  • Child, 1, released from hospital after crash in Columbia

    Child, 1, released from hospital after crash in Columbia
    The 1-year-old child injured in a Wednesday morning crash involving a school bus in Columbia has been released from the hospital, according to Howard County Police spokeswoman Mary T. Phelan. The child was transported to Johns Hopkins Children's...
  • 'Autism is not disability'

    'Autism is not disability'
    April is National Autism Awareness Month, which naturally raises the question: awareness of what? As a parent of a 19-year old son with autism, if you had asked me that question years ago, I would have said things like, "Be aware that kids with autism...
  • Good Deeds: Howard County Autism Society

    Good Deeds: Howard County Autism Society
    Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County, and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help. Name: Howard County Autism Society Who: Judy Grusso, executive director What is your mission? The Howard County Autism...
  • At Loch Raven, Duncan says communities must confront school violence

    At Loch Raven, Duncan says communities must confront school violence
    U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told parents, students and educators in Baltimore County on Wednesday that while Americans might not agree on gun control legislation, they must work together so that children can grow up without fear of violence in...