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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • McFadden sisters did Howard County proud at 2012 Paralympics

    Tatyana McFadden put on a remarkable performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Competing in "athletics," which is what we call track and field, she had nine races from Sept. 3-9. Five were finals. Over that span the 23-year-old from Clarksville...
  • 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...
  • California makes it harder for insurers to deny autism treatment

    SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California on Wednesday made it harder for health insurers to deny or delay coverage of key interventions for children with autism, the latest in an ongoing series of actions by U.S. states to help families obtain the...
  • Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour

    Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour
    When David Crosby wrote “Déjà Vu,” the song that would become the title track for the 1970 debut by rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, it was a meditation on recurrence. When Crosby sang on stage Monday night at the Troubadour...
  • Autism Treatment For Under-Threes Is Key, But Diagnosis Is Tough

    Most children with autism are well past their fourth birthday by the time they're diagnosed with the condition, according to new government data. Their parents and teachers may have raised red flags earlier, but it takes months or years to confirm...
  • Fairs & Festivals

    Fairs & Festivals
    FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL Through April 13. Food, crafts, demonstrations, games, rides, knight battles, and hundreds of live performers, including sword fighters, minstrels and magicians. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-sunset. Cauley Square Historic...
  • Practice tells much before start

    HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation. There is one big difference between...
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday

    Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday
    Crosby, Stills & Nash are back Saturday to headline the 2nd Light Up the Blues concert benefiting Autism Speaks, an event for which the veteran rock trio will be joined by John Mayer, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Autism Day At The Capitol

    In honor of Autism Awareness Month this April, Senator Jason Welch (R-Bristol) will display an Autism Speaks decal on his office door, joining individuals and families in Bristol, Plymouth, Plainville, Thomaston and Harwinton and across the world, as well...