autism

Anthony Ianni
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Former Michigan State men's basketball big man, now acclaimed motivational speaker, Anthony Ianni, joins Al to tell about his new memoir that will be hitting shelves very soon!


Potter Park Zoo

Many activities that are meant to be fun can be stressful for kids that have autism. Now, some local services are offering sensory friendly alternatives. WKAR student reporter Alina Zhuravel explains why these activities can be beneficial for children with special needs, as well as their parents.


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The Celebrating the Spectrum program is hosted by the Michigan State University College of Music. It allows teens on the autism spectrum to experience being a music major. 

C-RAIND is Michigan State University's Center for Research in Autism, Intellectual, and Other Neurodevelopmental disabilities. The center serves as a coalition of scholars and researchers from throughout Michigan State University focused on meeting the needs of communities through research, training, outreach, and service. 


Autism And Mental Health Issues Make Finding Care A Challenge

Jan 6, 2019
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Yvonne Martin keeps detailed notes of two years in her life. It starts on March 1, 2016. That’s the day her son, Daniel, first ran away from the family’s home near Evansville, Ind.

He was 13.

AG Bill Schuette
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Fraud charges have been filed against a woman who worked for Centria Healthcare, the largest provider of autism therapy in Michigan.

Courtesy Centria

The state on Tuesday awarded $8 million for a growing autism therapy company to relocate its headquarters within Michigan, an incentive officials said was necessary to to keep the business from moving to another state. 

Dr. Keith English photo
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Early detection and treatment is the best path to reducing the severity of autism in children. The opening of the new MSU College of Human Medicine research facility in Grand Rapids this week will include an expansion of efforts to find markers that could result in earlier detection.


Current Sports | April 18, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
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Miles Bridges Return; Scott Van Pelt; Detroit Lions; Aaron McMann; Detroit Pistons; Anthony Ianni; Autism Awareness Month.


Jamie Paisley

The Wharton Center welcomes a rarity to its stage this week: A national tour, not of a musical, but of a play. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley explores this Curious Incident.


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