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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A young man’s specially trained dog is helping his owner score big on the football field without risking his life.
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.
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.
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.
Just this past week the Centers for Disease Control reported an autism rate in this country of one in 68 children, that’s a 30 percent increase from two years ago. We focus on the Dan Marino Foundation’s ongoing efforts to promote autism awareness and support, specifically its annual teaming up with Panera Bread, to score a “Touchdown for Autism”.