News Archive

Listed below are the last 100 news headlines posted to The Network of Care for Developmental Disabilities. You can also use the search box to find archived news headlines by keyword.

Group offers care for moms of special-needs kids
Tribune
12/4/2019

Former Enfield school board member with autism sues town, board charging discrimination due to her disability
Hartford Courant
12/4/2019

Illinois makes adults with developmental disabilities wait 7 years, or longer, for services they need to live on their own
Chicago Tribune
12/3/2019

Bullied for autism, Terrace teen finds her voice in music
The Daily Herald
12/2/2019

New autism preschool opening in Peoria
Journal Star
12/2/2019

Young autistic Pa. artist earns cash, family vacations and a national award with his work
Patriot-News
12/2/2019

More support needed for Penticton family with severely autistic daughter
Penticton Western News
12/1/2019

Clay High senior with autism takes leading role with Broadway pros in New York
South Bend Tribune
12/1/2019

Accidental fire adds to burden of family that has helped son deal with autism
Miami Herald
11/30/2019

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Journal of Business
11/30/2019

Teachers mocked and shook autistic 6-year-old, lawsuit says
South Florida Sun Sentinel
11/29/2019

Sheila Hagar: Finding gratitude in the heart of a daughter
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
11/29/2019

Program helps drivers with communication issues
Austin American-Statesman
11/29/2019

Autistic 6-year-old who fights dangerous tumors is grandma's 'reason for living'
Miami Herald
11/28/2019

Mesa is nation's first autism certified city
Tribune
11/27/2019

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Nov. 26
The Gazette
11/27/2019

Life full of miracles: Autistic son inspires Neptune Beach family's journey of faith
Florida Times-Union
11/26/2019

Surfing Santas bring good vibes, raise autism awareness in O.C.
Orange County Register
11/24/2019

Doug Flutie's pass ruined dreams in 1984. A look at how the 'Hail Flutie' legend grew
Miami Herald
11/23/2019

Fareway and Variety join to raise funds for adaptive trike for Story City girl
Ames Tribune
11/23/2019

New Rosemount fieldhouse to host ground-breaking ceremony
Saint Paul Pioneer Press
11/22/2019

Kelowna autism program to end due to lack of funding
Kelowna Capital News
11/22/2019

United Cerebral Palsy's Decatur office will close Nov. 27, leaving families seeking other care options
Herald & Review
11/22/2019

Spokane startup develops new autism screening tool
Journal of Business
11/21/2019

Autism expert Grandin speaks at SUNY Oneonta
The Daily Star
11/21/2019

Film premiering Friday in Carlsbad focuses on challenges facing adults with autism
San Diego Union-Tribune
11/21/2019

'Vince's eyes just sparkled,' said relative mourning death of Wood River boy and his mother
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
11/21/2019

North Pole Village in Maple Ridge to benefit children with autism
Maple Ridge News
11/20/2019

"Empowerment is actionable": Trainer, actor with cerebral palsy to speak in Rockland next week
Wicked Local South/Mariner
11/19/2019

Woman with autism finds passion, therapeutic benefit in pottery classes at Hampstead studio
Carroll County Times
11/18/2019

Empower employee honored at state conference
Niagara Gazette
11/18/2019

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging creates pilot program to combat isolation of elderly LGBTQ population
Daily Times-Call
11/17/2019

'Seen and valued:' More students on autism spectrum attending UW-Whitewater
Janesville Gazette
11/17/2019

Acme man with cerebral palsy paints to calm PTSD, seed entrepreneurial enterprise
The Record-Eagle
11/16/2019

Online only: Special Olympics bowling, Buddy Poppies, global goodies
Aberdeen American News
11/15/2019

Clark County Sheriff's Office gets new tool to find missing people
Springfield News-Sun
11/15/2019

Special Olympics picks Orlando Health as medical provider for 2022 games
Orlando Sentinel
11/15/2019

Special Olympians bowl for gold
Greensburg Daily News
11/15/2019

Autism support dog refused bus access for being a 'pet'
Abbotsford News
11/14/2019

Oliver de la Paz reads work at Bedlam Book Cafe
Telegram & Gazette
11/14/2019

Sensory-friendly Santa is coming to town: How he’s different and where to find him in Palm Beach County
Palm Beach Post
11/14/2019

Special Olympians bowl for gold
Greensburg Daily News
11/14/2019

Exclusive: Mother speaks about autistic son who died after being restrained at El Dorado Hills school
Sacramento Bee
11/13/2019

App to help New Ulm, Brown County authorities interact with vulnerable residents
Free Press
11/13/2019

As coach and player, Towson’s Pat Skerry, Kent State’s Kalin Bennett bring autism awareness to college basketball
Baltimore Sun
11/12/2019

Flashes’ Bennett hurdles autism
The Daily Record
11/12/2019

Autism School Expands Into New Space
Hartford Courant
11/11/2019

Anne Arundel father retires to help son with autism Bonus Years
Capital
11/10/2019

Crisis-trained officers bring new understanding, empathy to mental health calls
The Record-Eagle
11/10/2019

Column: Why you may be seeing blue buckets on Halloween
San Diego Union-Tribune
11/9/2019

Special Olympics opening ceremony in Butte elicits excitement
Montana Standard
11/9/2019

Ninth Annual Autism Coalition Conference Focuses on Inclusion
The Chronicle
11/9/2019

Kids with autism 'can completely be themselves' at Explore & More's Au-Some Evenings
Buffalo News
11/8/2019

ACRES Project awarded $100,000 Centre Inspires grant to make aquaponics greenhouse a reality
Centre Daily Times
11/8/2019

Medic overdue bill collection plan in limbo, as activists' concerns mount
Charlotte Observer
11/8/2019

Alternative Baseball Organization looks to expand to Dalton
The Daily Citizen
11/5/2019

155-voice choir to sing in Surrey for autism group's dental program
Surrey Now Leader
11/5/2019

Autism Awareness program planned Monday in Miami
Miami News-Record
11/4/2019

Kingsville Masonic Lodge donates to Special Olympics
Star Beacon
11/4/2019

UnitedHealthcare faces $1 million penalty for claims payment violations
Star Tribune
11/4/2019

United Healthcare fined $1 million by Pennsylvania for violations of mental-health law
Philadelphia Inquirer
11/4/2019

Pueblo Central's Valdez battling through dystonia, cerebral palsy
Pueblo Chieftain
11/3/2019

Lewiston couple sues DHHS for $1 million for disabled daughter
Sun Journal
11/2/2019

Jennifer Johnson: Shout Out: Maine South's Charlotte Geier, recognized for community service and selected to interview Hillary Clinton
Pioneer Press Newspapers
11/1/2019

Autism Society of Greater Akron hosts presentation about care for family members
Akron Beacon Journal
11/1/2019

15-year-old who left 'concerning note' with friend and took off has been found, cops say
Miami Herald
10/31/2019

Blue pumpkins help kids on the autism spectrum navigate Halloween
Spokesman-Review
10/31/2019

People don't get why her child won't say trick or treat. Could a blue pumpkin help?
Kansas City Star
10/31/2019

Using acetaminophen such as Tylenol in pregnancy linked to higher rates of ADHD, autism
Philadelphia Inquirer
10/31/2019

Students collect tabs to get schoolmate wheelchair
The Brandon Sun
10/30/2019

RISE for Autism hosts an inclusive Halloween event Glen Burnie East
Maryland Gazette
10/30/2019

Special Olympics event for Beaver Dam High School students an overwhelming success
WiscNews
10/30/2019

Brandon Curling Club accessibility upgraded
The Brandon Sun
10/29/2019

Inflated ambitions in Danville
Eagle-Tribune
10/29/2019

County feels bedbug infestation
New Castle News
10/29/2019

Special Olympics State Soccer Cup returns for 32nd year to Governor's Academy
Daily News of Newburyport
10/29/2019

Phone call from 'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek lifts spirits of Brooklyn lung disease survivor and autistic son
The New York Daily News
10/28/2019

Guest column: Autistic children need protection with cameras in the classroom
Florida Times-Union
10/28/2019

St. Michael's cross-country runner, who has cerebral palsy, makes each race a personal contest to improve
The Santa Fe New Mexican
10/27/2019

Boy scout takes anti-bullying message to Irving Middle School
Norman Transcript
10/27/2019

Foundation announces grant to St. Gerard House
Gaston Gazette
10/27/2019

Fairmont State holds Dup15q and autism awareness event
Times West Virginian
10/26/2019

Change approach to diagnosing autism to ease wait times, stress: B.C. doctor
Abbotsford News
10/26/2019

Special Olympics athletes on a roll in Gastonia
Gaston Gazette
10/25/2019

YOUR VIEWS: Letters to the editor
Observer-Dispatch
10/25/2019

First-time author chronicles 'journey of coming to faith'
Norwalk Reflector
10/24/2019

Special Olympics' Polar Plunge moves again - this time to Scott County Park
Quad City Times
10/24/2019

After multiple sclerosis diagnosis, woman ran to prove to herself, her autistic son and others that disabilities don't 'define who you are'
Missoulian
10/22/2019

Officials seek 'crystal clear' reasons for White Haven, Polk center closures
Standard-Speaker
10/22/2019

Body found in Midwest City pond identified
Daily Oklahoman
10/22/2019

Motionball hosts first-ever university marathon of sport at UBC Okanagan
Kelowna Capital News
10/21/2019

Special Olympians from 20 counties team up for Bocce Ball Bash
Daily Item
10/21/2019

Esquimalt's 10-year-old math prodigy has message of hope for kids on autism spectrum
Vancouver Island Free Daily
10/19/2019

Local agencies partner for autism research
Observer-Dispatch
10/18/2019

Buhler student awarded by Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes
The Hutchinson News
10/18/2019

Leesburg church opens coffee shop run by young adults with autism
Orlando Sentinel
10/17/2019

Free Fayette program finds disabled clients
Register-Herald
10/16/2019

Trotwood family says toddler in desperate need of service dog
Dayton Daily News
10/16/2019

Teacher assistant saves Abner Creek Academy student from choking
Herald-Journal
10/16/2019

Bennie's Barn prepares for Special Olympics
Enid News & Eagle
10/16/2019