News Archive

Listed below are the last 100 news headlines posted to The Network of Care for Developmental Disabilities. You can also use the search box to find archived news headlines by keyword.

We Rock The Spectrum is coming to the Harrisburg area
Patriot-News
1/24/2020

Special Olympics Basketball Clinic encourages inclusion, peer bonding
Joplin Globe
1/24/2020

Daniel Urie: We Rock The Spectrum sensory-friendly kids gym opening in the Harrisburg area
Patriot-News
1/24/2020

This 13-year-old loves Pitbull and Shakira, but he needs more than that to help him walk
Miami Herald
1/23/2020

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Jan. 21
The Gazette
1/22/2020

Scott Maxwell: Disabled families in Florida fear cuts -- for good reason
Orlando Sentinel
1/22/2020

Teens’ club aims to brighten future for classmates with autism
Hartford Courant
1/20/2020

Pittsburg, Joplin to host fundraising events to benefit Special Olympic athletes
Joplin Globe
1/20/2020

Newport News police program seeks to improve officers’ interactions with people with autism
Daily Press
1/16/2020

Donegal school board votes to lower costs while maintaining services
Intelligencer Journal
1/15/2020

Annual Autism Bowl held at Chacko's in Wilkes-Barre
The Citizens' Voice
1/13/2020

Local teen nationally recognized for autism self-advocacy
Times-Tribune
1/12/2020

Friendship front and center at Special Olympics basketball tournament
Goshen News
1/12/2020

BU public talks resume next week
The Brandon Sun
1/11/2020

Ropin' Dreams honors 9-year-old
Odessa American
1/10/2020

Asperger’s Are Us, Parv & Pudi kick off two weeks of laughs at Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival
Chicago Tribune
1/10/2020

Pin Down duals a special event
Courier-Tribune
1/9/2020

Even with a court order, families struggle to find services for developmentally disabled adults: ‘We have great programs, you just can’t get into them.’
Chicago Tribune
1/8/2020

Special Olympics Team Alberta alpine skiers to train at Caynon Ski Hill
Red Deer Advocate
1/8/2020

Teen with autism and his mom open thrift shop in Lone Tree
Gazette
1/7/2020

Chuck E. Cheese offers Sunday fun for children with autism
Augusta Chronicle
1/6/2020

Bride’s choice of groomsman brings back painful memories
The Daily Record
1/5/2020

Nearly 300 turn out for autism awareness benefit
Daily Item
1/5/2020

Newport News police program seeks to improve officers' interactions with people with autism
Daily Press
1/4/2020

17-year-old Highland Park boy with nonverbal autism blogs to reach others like him: ‘People need to stop underestimating us’
Chicago Tribune
1/3/2020

'Forever home' for autistic adults ready for residents in Orleans
Cape Cod Times
1/3/2020

Elkhart County to host statewide Special Olympics
The Truth
1/3/2020

Two Port Alberni bowling teams headed to Special Olympics nationals
Alberni Valley Times
1/1/2020

Pinball with a purpose: Delray arcade launches gala to benefit disabled adults
Palm Beach Post
12/31/2019

Living their dreams: Special Olympics to perform in EKU halftime show
Richmond Register
12/31/2019

ArtSparks makes dancing joyful, inclusive for Akron children with disabilities
Akron Beacon Journal
12/30/2019

Hosemann Family Autism Foundation awards scholarships to 27 Mississippi teachers
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
12/30/2019

In Wis., people with disabilities can direct own medical funding
Star Tribune
12/29/2019

Unsung Hero: Alicia Hopkins defies odds, advocates for those with disabilities
Akron Beacon Journal
12/28/2019

Despite loss to AMSA, Stags are off to a good start
Telegram & Gazette
12/27/2019

Opening nears for Orleans housing for autistic adults
Cape Cod Times
12/27/2019

Lakeville couple create enduring book club for people with autism
Star Tribune
12/27/2019

He's UNC's DC. He's a father of two, including a son with autism. Meet Jay Bateman.
News & Observer
12/26/2019

Cops 4 Kids With Autism Toy Drive
Norwalk Reflector
12/24/2019

Joplin woman charged with having sexual contact with student
Joplin Globe
12/23/2019

Private haircuts trim away fear for those with special needs
Daily Item
12/23/2019

Bylaw shuts down 'Santa's Village' made by B.C. man for kids with autism
Abbotsford News
12/21/2019

Maple Ridge bylaws shuts down Santa's Village
Maple Ridge News
12/21/2019

Ballet class uses dance to communicate with kids with autism when words can't
Modesto Bee
12/20/2019

Helping neurodivergent students navigate higher education | Windows and Mirrors
Kirkland Reporter
12/20/2019

World Cup Jupiter, a special-needs cheerleading team in Lancaster County, is 'like a family'
Intelligencer Journal
12/19/2019

Maine South recognized for student inclusion with national Special Olympics award
Pioneer Press Newspapers
12/17/2019

A 'visible heart for children': Blackwell named Educator of the Year
The Daily Citizen
12/15/2019

Waitlists for people with intellectual disabilities grew again. Here's what Maine could do about it.
Bangor Daily News
12/14/2019

GTM Research Reserve is now sensory-inclusive
Florida Times-Union
12/13/2019

First Scenic City All-Star Classic for high school football seniors benefits cerebral palsy awareness
Chattanooga Times Free Press
12/13/2019

'Perfect place': Bakery expands program for teens with autism
Foster's Daily Democrat
12/12/2019

Akron General designated an Autism Friendly Hospital
Akron Beacon Journal
12/11/2019

Special Olympics state bowling tournament scheduled for Saturday in Peoria
Pekin Daily Times
12/10/2019

McCandless student's 'kindness project' delivers warmth and smiles
The Hutchinson News
12/10/2019

Champion in Action: At UpReach, there are 'miracles every day'
New Hampshire Union Leader
12/9/2019

Manes and Miracles therapy proves successful for local boy with autism
Times Record
12/8/2019

Special Santa events for autistic children, pet-lovers planned at mall
Las Cruces Sun-News
12/7/2019

University of Maryland School of Medicine, partners launch autism centers for adults
Baltimore Sun
12/7/2019

Group offers care for moms of special-needs kids
Tribune
12/6/2019

New centre opens in Fraser Valley to help people on the autism spectrum
Abbotsford News
12/6/2019

Gardens nonprofit helps children with special needs 'dream bigger'
Palm Beach Post
12/5/2019

J&G Group donates $67K toward accessible playground
The Brandon Sun
12/5/2019

Group offers care for moms of special-needs kids
Tribune
12/4/2019

Former Enfield school board member with autism sues town, board charging discrimination due to her disability
Hartford Courant
12/4/2019

Illinois makes adults with developmental disabilities wait 7 years, or longer, for services they need to live on their own
Chicago Tribune
12/3/2019

Bullied for autism, Terrace teen finds her voice in music
The Daily Herald
12/2/2019

New autism preschool opening in Peoria
Journal Star
12/2/2019

Young autistic Pa. artist earns cash, family vacations and a national award with his work
Patriot-News
12/2/2019

More support needed for Penticton family with severely autistic daughter
Penticton Western News
12/1/2019

Clay High senior with autism takes leading role with Broadway pros in New York
South Bend Tribune
12/1/2019

Accidental fire adds to burden of family that has helped son deal with autism
Miami Herald
11/30/2019

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Journal of Business
11/30/2019

Teachers mocked and shook autistic 6-year-old, lawsuit says
South Florida Sun Sentinel
11/29/2019

Sheila Hagar: Finding gratitude in the heart of a daughter
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
11/29/2019

Program helps drivers with communication issues
Austin American-Statesman
11/29/2019

Autistic 6-year-old who fights dangerous tumors is grandma's 'reason for living'
Miami Herald
11/28/2019

Mesa is nation's first autism certified city
Tribune
11/27/2019

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Nov. 26
The Gazette
11/27/2019

Life full of miracles: Autistic son inspires Neptune Beach family's journey of faith
Florida Times-Union
11/26/2019

Surfing Santas bring good vibes, raise autism awareness in O.C.
Orange County Register
11/24/2019

Doug Flutie's pass ruined dreams in 1984. A look at how the 'Hail Flutie' legend grew
Miami Herald
11/23/2019

Fareway and Variety join to raise funds for adaptive trike for Story City girl
Ames Tribune
11/23/2019

New Rosemount fieldhouse to host ground-breaking ceremony
Saint Paul Pioneer Press
11/22/2019

Kelowna autism program to end due to lack of funding
Kelowna Capital News
11/22/2019

United Cerebral Palsy's Decatur office will close Nov. 27, leaving families seeking other care options
Herald & Review
11/22/2019

Spokane startup develops new autism screening tool
Journal of Business
11/21/2019

Autism expert Grandin speaks at SUNY Oneonta
The Daily Star
11/21/2019

Film premiering Friday in Carlsbad focuses on challenges facing adults with autism
San Diego Union-Tribune
11/21/2019

'Vince's eyes just sparkled,' said relative mourning death of Wood River boy and his mother
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
11/21/2019

North Pole Village in Maple Ridge to benefit children with autism
Maple Ridge News
11/20/2019

"Empowerment is actionable": Trainer, actor with cerebral palsy to speak in Rockland next week
Wicked Local South/Mariner
11/19/2019

Woman with autism finds passion, therapeutic benefit in pottery classes at Hampstead studio
Carroll County Times
11/18/2019

Empower employee honored at state conference
Niagara Gazette
11/18/2019

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging creates pilot program to combat isolation of elderly LGBTQ population
Daily Times-Call
11/17/2019

'Seen and valued:' More students on autism spectrum attending UW-Whitewater
Janesville Gazette
11/17/2019

Acme man with cerebral palsy paints to calm PTSD, seed entrepreneurial enterprise
The Record-Eagle
11/16/2019

Online only: Special Olympics bowling, Buddy Poppies, global goodies
Aberdeen American News
11/15/2019

Clark County Sheriff's Office gets new tool to find missing people
Springfield News-Sun
11/15/2019

Special Olympics picks Orlando Health as medical provider for 2022 games
Orlando Sentinel
11/15/2019