Autism Doesn't Slow Standout Coral Reef Senior High Athlete Jonathan MizrachiApril is National Autism Awareness Month which helps bring focus on acceptance and inclusion. But that has not been an issue with Coral Reef Senior High student Jonathan Mizrachi, a student with top grades who is also an athlete making strides on the track and field team and inspiring his teammates.
Miami-Dade Police Department Kicks Off Ambitious Autism & Sensory Training To Every Officer By 2023April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month, and the Miami-Dade Police Department is committed to training its police officers to recognize the signs and symptoms of Autism in order to effectively communicate with people who have the developmental disability.
Family Of South Florida Student Who Choked On Chicken Nugget Gets $2 Million From School DistrictThe family of a 19-year-old student with autism will receive a $2 million settlement from a Florida school district a year and a half after he choked on a chicken nugget and died.
Patricia Ripley, Mother Accused Of Drowning Autistic Son In Canal, Faces Death PenaltyA grand jury has indicted Miami mother, Patricia Ripley, for first-degree murder in the drowning death of 9-year-old son with autism and prosecutors say they'll pursue the death penalty.
Alejandro Ripley's Mother Pleads Not Guilty To Drowning Autistic Son In CanalLawyers for Miami mother, Patricia Ripley, pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges she pushed her 9-year-old son with autism into a canal to drown.
Margate Police Launches Outreach Program To Connect With Autism CommunityThe Margate Police Department has launched a new outreach program to better connect with Broward County’s autism community.
Exclusive: Florida Mother Of Autistic Teenager Claims Excessive Force Used At Summer CampThe mother of an autistic 12-year-old boy says her son’s summer camp used excessive force while he was being restrained.
Woman With Autism To Compete In Miss Florida ContestFor the first time in the Miss Florida pageant history, a woman with autism will compete.
Miami-Dade Students With Disabilities Celebrate Their Own Special Prom ExperienceHundreds of students gathered inside a ballroom to celebrate Miami-Dade County Public Schools' annual Prom Day for students with disabilities on Tuesday.
Parents Concerned Over Alleged Abuse By 4th Grader With Autism At Broward Elementary SchoolParents and teachers from Norcrest Elementary School in Pompano Beach are demanding change.
Mentoring Matters: Homestead High Teacher Helping Students With Autism Work Toward Independent LivesTeacher Jaya Narain is explaining the details of a medical prescription to her students.
Miami Int'l Airport Opens Its First Multi-Sensory Room For Kids With AutismA brand new Multi-Sensory Room for kids with autism and other special needs had it's grand opening today at Miami International Airport. MIA's ceremony for the room kicked off their celebration of Autism Awareness Month.
Miami Int'l Airport Opens Multi-Sensory Room For Children With AutismMiami International Airport is celebrating Autism Awareness Month with the grand opening of a brand new Multi-Sensory Room for kids with autism.
Expression Through Art Is What Matthew's World Is About For Young Boy With AutismCBS4's Marybel Rodriguez introduces us to a young South Florida boy with autism who expresses himself through his art and he does it with grace, determination and perseverance.
Ft. Lauderdale Police Launch Autism Outreach ProgramFort Lauderdale Police Chief Rick Maglione says the FLPD Cares program will help their officers in situations involving people with autism.