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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

Gov. Rick Snyder signing legislation. (Credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

Snyder Signs Bill With $5.5 Million For Autism

Snyder has signed legislation to take $5.5 million from a state autism fund and redirect it to autism programs at universities and for autism-related family assistance services.

CBS Detroit–12/29/2014

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CBS 62’s Guide to the 2014 Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Come out and join CBS 62 as we, once again, team up with our friends at Autism Speaks to Walk Now for Autism Speaks – and support autism research and awareness!

CBS 62–10/08/2014

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Video Of Police Handcuffing Autistic Boy At Royal Oak Middle School Causes Controversy

A video that appeared on social media is raising some questions about how Royal Oak Police handled an unruly student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

Kelli Stapleton (credit: Benzie County Sheriff's Office)

Mom Accused Of Trying To Kill Autistic Daughter Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse

Kelli Stapleton and the teen were found unconscious in the family’s van in Benzie County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2014

Abuse Charges Filed Against Woman For Allegedly Beating Disabled Woman

A co-worker of Kadia Konate-Dennard recorded her using a broom handle and extension cord to hit Vera Gossett, who has autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2014

Lawyer: Parents Of Student Who Got Stuck In Chair Blindsided By Deal With Teacher

The parents of a Michigan elementary school student who was videotaped while stuck in a classroom chair “have no recourse” but to sue, says their attorney.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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Autism: Celebrating Lives And Fulfilling Potential

The seventh annual Living with Autism Expo was all about helping people on the spectrum reach their full potential.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

DETROIT - JUNE 02: NHL Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay attends game five of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Finals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena on June 2, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Monica Morgan/Getty Images)

Former Red Wing Ted Lindsay’s Foundation Makes Big Donation In Fight Against Autism

A hockey hall of famer is doing his part in the the fight against autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 11: Ted Lindsay walks the red carpet prior to the 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony on November 11, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ted Lindsay Donates $1 Million For Autism Program

The foundation of hockey Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay is donating $1 million to a center in Michigan to help children with autism and their families.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

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