Autism Awareness

Autism

Miami Beach Lights Up Blue For Autism Awareness

Parts of Miami Beach will be lit up blue starting on Thursday evening to bring awareness to autism.

04/02/2015

Mizrachi makes it to the top of the ESB in 34 minutes. (Source: Melinda Mizrachi)

Miami Woman Wills Her Way To The Top Of New York Building For Autism

A vertical climb of 1,576 steps—86 flights—is no match for a Miami resident who willed her way to the top of the Empire State Building in the name of autism.

02/05/2015

Melinda Mizrachi and her son, Jonathan, pose with their medals after a 5K at Zoo Miami. (Source: Melinda Mizrachi)

Miami Woman Will Climb 86 Flights In The Name Of Autism

Running up thousands of steps is not something most would just opt for–especially so if a less-than-60 second elevator ride will carry you to the same destination.

02/03/2015

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Charitable Things To Do With Kids: Everglades Holiday Park Helping Those In Need

If you’re looking for charitable things to do with kids, here’s a glimpse into a few of the ways visiting Everglades Holiday Park can make a difference this year for our friends and neighbors.

10/13/2014

Michael Marino, Dan Marino Foundation & Clint Bridges, Everglades Holiday Park (Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Autism Awareness

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control, one in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder. That’s a 30 percent increase from just two years ago. For more than 20 years, the mission of the Dan Marino Foundation has been to empower individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Now the Marino Foundation is getting help promoting autism awareness from a rather unlikely source. We focus on its partnership with Everglades Holiday Park, and how you can join the cause.

My TV 33–09/15/2014

(Source: www.lightitupblue.org) Empire State Building, NY

South Florida Buildings Going Blue For Autism Awareness

There won’t be a blue moon over Miami but blue buildings lighting up the South Florida skyline as part of a global initiative to raise awareness for autism.

CBS Miami–04/02/2014

Michael Marino (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Autism Awareness

Autism is a disorder now believed to affect as many as one in 55 children. We take an in-depth look at the Dan Marino Foundation, and the work it has done as a one-stop place for the diagnosis, treatment and services for children with autism.

My TV 33–04/15/2013

Daniela Foley, Mother of child with autism (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: Autism Awareness

New studies reveal more children have autism than previously thought. South Florida joins the world in “Light It Up Blue”, an autism awareness event, which also asks everyone to sign a petition sponsored by “Autism Speaks” to ask President Obama and Congress to develop a national plan to address autism.

My TV 33–04/01/2013

Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino. (Source: AP)

Dan Marino, Autism Agencies Team Up For Fundraising Walk

Driven by individuals with autism, their families and friends, the historic fundraising effort generated awareness and crucial funds for autism services.

01/26/2013