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As always, a number of high-school wrestling coaches have poured a lot of effort into getting the best out of their teams through the long grind of the regular season.
Writer and showrunner Jason Katims is best known for his rich and realistic characters, and for a long list of television credits including "My So-Called Life," "Boston Public," and "Friday Night Lights," which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award.
DON TOLLEFSON got sober 131 days ago, but rock bottom was waiting for him last night in a Bucks County prison cell.
Seattle Public Schools is preparing for a potential school bus driver strike that could come with little or no warning to parents.
Watching video of simple tasks before carrying them out may boost the brain's structure, or plasticity, and increase motor skills, according to a new study.
State Sen. Glenn Anderson, D-Westland, will host district coffee hours Monday, Feb. 24 in Livonia and Garden City.
It's not uncommon for Asperger syndrome to remain undiagnosed until an affected child or adult struggles in school, at work or in their personal lives.
The pressure to fit in at school, family life, and sexual orientation, are common stressors during a child's teenage years.
Yawns may be contagious for a number of reasons, but can we learn more about the world from the question itself? Yawn.
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.
A boy with Autism gets a surprise gift from his trash man. The video description on YouTube states: Autism Speaks received an email from Robin Newberger about a very special gift her 5-year-old son Daniel recieved from their trash collector Manuel.
The following blog post was written by James Thurston Director of International Accessibility Policy at Microsoft.
Air pollution exposure has long been suspected to increase the risk of both heart and lung diseases, but another important organ may also be at risk of injury from this contaminated air: the brain.
The National Association for Child Development and Blue Whale Apps announced today the release of two new iPad applications that assist children and adults with speech and articulation.
Madness and irrationality may seem inextricably related. "You are crazy!" we say, when someone tells us about their risk-taking behaviour or their self-defeating actions.
A New Jersey Transit customer purchases a train ticket at New York Penn Station.
A 5-year-old California boy with autism who loves the workings of garbage trucks got a surprise gift from the man who collects his trash last week, and his mom's video of the scene has gone viral.
The Repair Stem Cells Institute, the world's only stem cell patients' advocacy group, announces its new Facebook and Twitter sites.
Parents of children with learning challenges have reason to be concerned about the new national curriculum standards, known as Common Core, according to a pair of local special education officials.
Rev. C/Supt. Frank D. Twum Baah Chaplain of the Ghana Police Church Accra counseling school children on the need to be respectful, law-abiding and studious .