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Joseph Sheppard has an IQ above 130. Ask him about his life or worldview and he'll start drawing connections to cosmology and quantum mechanics. He'll toss around names of great intellectuals -- Nietzsche, Spinoza -- as if they're as culturally relevant...
Meet the author John Elder Robison, author of two books about his life with Asperger syndrome, will speak at 7:30 p.m. May 1 at Centennial High School, 4300 Centennial Lane. A book-signing precedes his talk at 6:30 p.m. The event is free, but...
There's a hidden jewel in Owings Mills and one that exists because of a greater good. Ruth's Closet, a resale boutique, offers women's clothing, shoes, and accessories. Every day brings a new treasure, and at bargain prices. Tired of your Jimmy Choo...
Daily American Staff WriterDr. Kristen Majocha believes in turning obstacles into opportunities. While that may seem trite, the truth is that while most people may recognize the value of that statement — they rarely internalize the message. For Majocha — an assistant...
David Finch was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a mild autism spectrum disorder, in 2008, at age 30. At that time, he said, his three-year marriage was in a downward spiral because of his odd habits and rigid adherence to routines. Instead of...
Tags: Chicago Tribune, Marriage, Autism, Family, Behavioral Conditions
WGN NewsTwo Calumet City police officers shot and killed a teen who suffered from Asperger's syndromeduring a domestic disturbance call Wednesday. Just before 8:30 a.m., Calumet City police responded to a call at the home on the 500 block of Forsythe. Police...
Tags: Calumet City, Shootings
Toby Orenstein is once again at the helm of one of her favorite projects — directing the Young Columbians, a singing group formed in 1975 by the founder of Toby's Dinner Theatre when Columbia was still Jim Rouse's baby. Working with talented...
Tags: Ceremonies, Autism, Culture, Howard County, Arts
Your article on autism ("Hidden in plain sight," 1/1/2012) was clear, interesting, and also insulting to those on the autism spectrum, since it treated these conditions as disorders. I know that, officially, they are disorders, but as someone with a...
Tribune reporterA 15-year-old Calumet City boy with an autism disorder killed by police this week was not shot in the head, contrary to what a family member previously contended, the Lake County, Ind., coroner’s office said today. Stephon Watts of the 600 block of...
ST. CLOUD — The AK-47 attack in one of Osceola County's oldest neighborhoods last month is the latest crime jarring the tranquil image of the century-old community known as "Soldier City," where Civil War veterans settled in the early 1900s. In...
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