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”.
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.
CBS4 News has learned new details about the death of a 12-year-old autistic girl found dead in her Lauderhill home last fall.
The trial of Jason Beckman, accused of murdering his father, South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman, got underway Wednesday morning in a Miami courtroom.
Tamiyah Audain, autistic and disabled, lost a large amount of weight in the months leading up to her death at the end of September while living with a caregiver — her cousin — in a Lauderhill apartment with a rotting smell and cockroaches all over the kitchen, state records obtained by CBS4’s news partner The Miami Herald show.
Teacher David Baier from the AEF School in Davie entered a plea, Monday, to two charges of child abuse.
Police in Sweetwater said they discovered a “dungeon-like” room inside a trailer home Thursday where a 30-year-old man with autism was locked up by his own mother.