Students on the autism spectrum and other related diagnoses are gearing up for a big day. They're presenting their history, art and science projects Friday in a fair at The Children's Home of Cincinnati's Heidt Center of Excellence.
Professional sports can be a loud affair -- music blares, pyrotechnics boom and fans scream. The Cincinnati Cyclones are trying something different this weekend. Saturday's hockey match with the Wheeling Nailers will be a sensory friendly event.
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can find it challenging to succeed as they progress through school and transition into college if they aren't able to learn how to communicate effectively and develop organizational skills and social strategies.
The Marta Hewitt Gallery is featuring an exhibit of works in April – Autism Awareness Month - by Lexington, Kentucky artist Lyndsey Fryman, whose work is inspired by her experiences as the mother of an autistic son. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer sat down in the studio with the artist and gallery owner Marta Hewitt to talk about this very personal exhibit.
April is Autism Awareness Month, and it seems like new information is coming out regularly not just about autism, but the range of similar disabilities known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.) Mark Perzel welcomes in Megan Thomas, the clinical director from the Cincinnati Center for Autism about the definitions of ASD and the range ofprograms and services offered by the center as well as their upcoming 10th anniversary celebration.