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Just hours after Gov. Steve Beshear joined top legislative leaders to support a long-sought adult-abuse registry in Kentucky, the state Senate unanimously approved a bill Thursday that would provide what advocates say is a badly needed safeguard for some of its most vulnerable citizens.
Professional Development Resources has announced that it has added a new profession to its list of target professionals for its continuing education courses - teachers.
Nonprofit: Dogs for the Deaf was founded in 1977 and runs its operations out of Central Point, Ore.
Hawthorn Woods public works employees Rick Stevens, left, and Rich Richter operate a front-end loader to clear trails at Community Park.
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Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug prescribed to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and some behavioral problems in children with autism.
The Music Department at NMSU will be hosting the fourth annual NMSU/Warner Hutchison Contemporary Arts Festival at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 and 28. The multi-event festival will feature the music of John Zorn, Gorgy Ligeti, Toru Takemitzu, Frederic Rzewski, the Pincushioned duo of Barry Moon and Doug Nottingham, Casey Farina, and Nathan Davis.
It's afternoon, and a swarm of media outlets is lined up outside, chatting with Oscar contenders after the Academy Awards' annual luncheon for nominees.
The Easter Seals' National Board of Directors has recently announced the award winner for the 2011 Outstanding Advocate Award for Local Government, Milwaukee County's Office of Persons with Disabilities Executive Director, Don Natzke.
Dial has some serious chutzpah to market "new!" antibacterial soap when the feds are poised to declare the triclosan in it an official eco-toxin.
Two clinicians who "utilize detoxification methods in their clinical practices" together with a third author have published an epic review in Translational Psychiatry claiming to evaluate the evidence for the involvement of environmental contaminants in autism.
The Glen Head-Glenwood Civic Association held a town meeting last week with officials from New York American Water Company, in an attempt to get to the bottom of the high water bills many residents say they have been receiving since the company took over service for the area from Aqua two years ago.
California; A 5-year-old Ojai boy with autism who has a love of garbage trucks was treated to a surprise gift during the regular trash pickup at his home, and a video of the sweet scene has gone viral.
USTA Serves , the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced it has awarded ACEing Autism in West Hollywood, Calif., a $15,000 grant.
We know that outdoor play improves kids' physical health. All that fresh air and exercise -- what's not to like? The truth is, there may actually be more to like.
Shana Negin, left, of Oakland, Calif., high-fives her daughter Seneca Johnson, 1, as they play with her other daughter Talia Johnson, 3, center, at Montclair Park in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.
In this Dec. 15, 2013 photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York.
Later, Martin and Lumm opened the floor for questions from the audience. President Martin was asked to elaborate on her decision about the Educational Achievement Authority of Michigan, which is a school system that takes over the bottom 5 percent of performing public schools in Michigan and tries to help them become better schools.
Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 2014: Crosby, Stills & Nash , John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and many special guests will return to Los Angeles on April 5 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for the 2nd Light Up The Blues Concert-An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.
This Saturday at the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center, the public will have the opportunity to witness something truly extraordinary while simultaneously helping out a worthy cause.