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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

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S. Fla. Mother Coordinates Walk To Raise Awareness Of Fragile X Syndrome

When Calincito De La Serna was born six years ago, like all children, he was an adorable little baby.

CBS4–03/01/2013

Darryle Blue (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

School Bus Attendant Accused Of Abusing Autistic Child Pleads Not Guilty

An attorney for a Broward school bus attendant accused of abusing a 13-year-old boy with autism entered a not guilty plea in court Wednesday.

CBS4–01/30/2013

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

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

David Baier  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Davie Teacher Accused Of Abusing Autistic Student Bonds Out Of Jail

A teacher at an alternative education school in Davie has bonded out of jail after being charged with two counts of child abuse.

CBS4–08/16/2012

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Tamarac Rec Center Accused Of Hostility Toward Special Needs Kids

The operators of a summer camp for special needs kids say the manager of a family recreational center in Tamarac have crossed the line.

CBS4–06/20/2012

Michael Marino

Dan Marino’s Son Following Dad’s Lead In Autism Charity Work

Michael Marino beams with pride and gratitude to a very famous dad, Dad Marino.

06/18/2012

Autism and Early Intervention

Approximately 1 in every 88 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. As families learn of a child’s diagnosis, they can gain hope from the knowledge that early identification of affected children can help lessen the impact of this developmental disorder, and significantly improve the child’s overall quality of life.

06/14/2012

Former Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino

Dan Marino Starting College For Developmentally Disabled

Bryce Lucas loves a challenge, and one of the biggest he’s taken so far is adulthood.

CBS4–04/25/2012

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