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Autistic kids grow up to be adults PDF Print E-mail
Written by By SUSAN VERNON-DEVLIN   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014

albe__web.jpgChildren who have been diagnosed with autism grow up to become adults. Much of the focus on education, care and treatment for individuals with autism comes to an end once a person diagnosed with ASD is over the age of 21. Traditional social services don’t often extend beyond the age of schooling; but a diagnosis of autism is forever, through adulthood and into old age. That’s where Easter Seals Florida (ESF) comes in.

 
Village to focus on black males PDF Print E-mail
Written by Staff Report   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014

william_lawson_web.jpgMIAMI — Nationally renowned Howard University professor, author and speaker, Dr. William Lawson is the keynote speaker of a Miami conference focused on the mental health of black male youth.  

 
Goal of autism month is acceptance, awareness PDF Print E-mail
Written by By SUSAN KABOT   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014

susankaboteddccc-sweb.jpgYou’ve probably seen the statistics: one in 88 children – and one in 54 boys – born in the United States will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). For years, many people didn’t understand what autism was all about.

 
Chicago native Daniel Wilson joins Compassion & Choices PDF Print E-mail
Written by PR NEWSWIRE   
Tuesday, 15 April 2014

daniel-wilson_web.jpgPR NEWSWIRE — Chicago native Daniel Rutherford Wilson has joined the Washington, D.C. staff of the Denver-based nonprofit Compassion & Choices. Previously, he was director of policy and program development for the National Caucus and Center on Black Aged Inc. in Washington, D.C.

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