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Raising a child is like doing a puzzle in the dark. You get two pieces together and think, "Finally, I know what to do," not realizing there are a hundred more pieces scattered across the room. For the parent of a special needs child, that puzzle has a...
Special to the TribuneYou can learn a lot from a puppet. And not just one from Sesame Street. Teen and preteen puppeteers in Naperville will be tackling more mature lessons this weekend in Kidz Kabaret's production of "Avenue Q: School Edition." Of course, to theater-...
To go along with Williamsport’s Civil War preservation project, some changes will be made at the historic site known as Doubleday Hill, accessed at the end of West Salisbury Street. For almost 116 years, the brick mounts that held the Doubleday...
These groups meet regularly. Adolescents Who Have Lost a Loved One to Suicide — Mondays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7 p.m. Grassroots Crisis Intervention is hosting a four-week support and education group for adolescents who have lost a loved one to...
Darius Johnson, a sophomore offensive lineman at Middle Tennessee State University and a former Dr. Phillips football standout, carried a special-needs child to safety during the Special Olympics at MTSU on Monday. Johnson (6-3, 293) was called upon to...
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Andrea Rediske knew her special-needs son had no business taking standardized tests. He was born with brain damage. He suffers from cerebral palsy and is legally blind. Just teaching Ethan to say "yes" or "no" — or even keep his gaze focused...
One in 88 children has autism, a developmental disability that can result in sensory problems and problems with language, communication, social skills. April is Autism Awareness Month and early detection is key. There are general characteristics to...
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WASHINGTON -- In a city where David's righteousness almost never beats Goliath's might, what Nicole Hockley and the other Sandy Hook families did to the gun lobby last week was nigh unto miraculous. Gun-control legislation had appeared to be a lost...
It's April, dear readers! April is Young People's Poetry Month, Multicultural Communication Month, Autism Awareness Month, Archaeology Month and the Month of Mathematics Education. Traditionally, April brings us showers to produce May flowers. We'll see....
In response to the recent commentary on autism ("'Autism is not disability,'" April 11), I would observe that perhaps we are all disabled in one way or another, or else none of us is. I think we all, are and often in disability lies strength. Some...
email@example.comSaint James junior midfielder Madison Fahey was all Smithsburg’s girls lacrosse team feared she would be on Saturday afternoon. Fahey had seven goals and two assists, including four scores in the Saints’ game-opening 7-1 run as Saint James...
firstname.lastname@example.orgTwice a month, a group of 29 minority students in grades six through 12 meets at the Hagerstown YMCA for support and encouragement to achieve education and career goals. Through interest-related cluster groups, featured speakers and field trips, the...
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