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Welcome to our tri-county listing of special needs resources. We do our best to include every organization, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you know of an organization you feel should be included, send the information to Editor Kyara...
The mother of an Indianapolis autistic teen who was found Tuesday night after being missing for nearly 30 hours told Fox59, she fears another similar incident. 19-year-old Hunter Valant left his home Monday evening and never came back. Emergency...
An Indianapolis teen with autism is found cold and wet, but safe after disappearing for nearly 27 hours. Hunter Valant was found on Old Oaklandon Boulevard North Drive just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. His friends and family are now celebrating,...
Tags: Autism, Jeff Austin, Behavioral Conditions
Requiring health insurance companies to pay for certain medical conditions sounds reasonable. No one wants to be told, "I'm sorry, but your policy doesn't cover that." But in the past few years, Connecticut legislators have added so many health benefit...
It can be a difficult disorder to diagnose, but can affect one in five children. During Dyslexia Awareness Month teachers and staff at one local school are helping educate parents about recognizing language learning disorders. Fortune Academy on the...
Tags: ADHD, Social Sciences, Dyslexia, Arts and Culture, Education
The second annual Add On for Autism charity poker tournament is set for Nov. 7 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, and there's a couple of famous players showing up. That's Karina and Chip Jett, popular players who also write a...
Tags: Autism, Lifestyle and Leisure, Charity, Gambling, Social Issues
Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
A special gift was delivered to Central Indiana students with learning disabilities Wednesday. Amazon presented 75 Kindle e-readers to The Hutson School which an Indianapolis-based school specializing in the education of children with dyslexia and other...
Tags: Dyslexia, Amazon Kindle, Education
The Gloucester County Information Technology Department has replaced the "online text to speech" feature on the county's website with an enhanced feature. The "ReadSpeaker" technology makes the website more accessible to people who have limited visual...
ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity, or a combination. For these problems to be diagnosed as ADHD, they must be out of the normal range for a child's age and development. Causes ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed...
The Hartford CourantThe state's largest health insurer and Connecticut's only specialized children's hospital ended a bitter contract dispute late Monday night that had left many patients scrambling since mid-April to make sure their children would continue to receive care....
A UC Irvine professor, along with a team of researchers, discovered that a marijuana-like substance naturally released in the brain can treat symptoms of one type of autism, the university recently announced. Cannabinoids released in the brains of mice...
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