Autism

Miami-Dade Public High School students with autism dressed up in their finest as their prom got underway at the University Of Miami's student activities center ballroom in Coral Gables on May 14, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Hundreds Of Students With Autism Celebrate Prom

It was a special day for Miami-Dade Public High School students with autism.

05/14/2015

(Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Autism Speaks

Autism Spectrum Disorder is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. “Autism Speaks” is a national autism advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, We focus on the work it does, its signature fundraiser, and how you can be a part of it.

My TV 33–03/30/2015

Autism

Florida Lawmakers Consider ID Card For Children With Disabilities

An ID card for people with disabilities is an idea that’s making its way through the Florida House and Senate. The purpose is to alert first responders.

03/10/2015

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

Vaccination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Athlete’s Pet More Than A Companion

A young man’s specially trained dog is helping his owner score big on the football field without risking his life.

10/16/2014

(Source: AP)

Autistic Teen Football Player’s TD Secured Win For Fla. Team

An autistic high school student has dreamt playing football his whole life. He got even more than he wished for when he took the field on Thursday night.

10/03/2014

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

A 12-year-old autistic girl died in Lauderhill in September 2013 in an apartment.  (Source: CBS4)

Four Indicted In Death Of Autistic Child

A Broward Grand Jury has indicted four people in connection to the death of a 12-year-old autistic girl found dead in her Lauderhill home.

08/26/2014

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