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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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Microsoft, Software Startup Host Autism Events Throughout April

The Microsoft store at Somerset North in Troy will host a series of events on autism in April in partnership with InSilico, a company founded by West Bloomfield Township resident Calvin Gee that produces software to help children with autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

Mom Reunited With Young Son Who Walked Out Of House Overnight

Washtenaw County officials have found the mother of a young boy who was walking around by himself in a diaper early Sunday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2014

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Study Links Environmental Toxins As Risk Factor For Autism

There’s more evidence environmental pollution might be a risk factor for autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

Lawyer: Teacher Shoots Video Of Autistic Child In Distress, Distributes It ‘For Laughs’

An elementary school teacher is on paid leave from her school in Goodrich, Michigan over an incident involving a 10-year-old student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Mom Accused Of Attempted Murder Competent To Stand Trial

A state psychologist says a northern Michigan mother charged with attempted murder in the carbon monoxide poisoning of her autistic 14-year-old daughter is competent to stand trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

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