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Autism families thank carpenters

Autism families thank carpenters

HAMMOND | For the second consecutive year, Carpenters Union Local 599 donated significant funding to help send families to a special weekend camp for children with autism held at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am
Autism serves to unite ‘North vs. South’ football rivalry

Autism serves to unite ‘North vs. South’ football rivalry

LANSING | The annual Civil War football rivalry played between Thornton Fractional South High School and arch-rival T.F. North of neighboring Calumet City usually manages to highlight the differences between the students, the schools and their home communities.

October 18, 2013 9:37 pm Photos

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Q&A COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM COO JOHN GORSKI

Q&A COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM COO JOHN GORSKI

A Q&A with Community Healthcare System's COO John Gorski

September 08, 2013 10:15 am

Tomato, mum sale helps fund Planting Possibilities vision

HIGHLAND | The first crop of heirloom tomatoes grown by Planting Possibilities Inc. made their way into kitchens Saturday during the nonprofit group’s fundraising sale of mums at Sarkey’s Florist in Highland.

September 07, 2013 7:45 pm
Highland music festival to benefit disabled adults

Highland music festival to benefit disabled adults

HIGHLAND | Nine bands will take the stage Friday at Wicker Memorial Park Pavilion for a concert to benefit adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

July 17, 2013 5:30 pm
Autistic woman ordered released from jail

Autistic woman ordered released from jail

VALPARAISO | A developmentally disabled woman was ordered released from jail Monday after spending a month behind bars on accusations of taking beer from a refrigerator on a man's outdoor deck and resisting police — who used a Taser on her twice.

July 01, 2013 2:15 pm
OFFBEAT: Art charity event Thursday at Lighthouse proof autism not a secret

OFFBEAT: Art charity event Thursday at Lighthouse proof autism not a secret

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am
Efforts underway to release autistic woman from jail

Efforts underway to release autistic woman from jail

VALPARAISO | A judge said Friday he would be willing to release a developmentally disabled woman from jail and place her back at home if guarantees can be made for proper supervision.

June 14, 2013 11:30 am

Advocate calls for more training to deal with those with disabilities

The number of people diagnosed with autism is on the rise.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
Developmentally disabled woman to remain in jail

Developmentally disabled woman to remain in jail

VALPARAISO | A developmentally disabled woman from Portage and her mother broke down in tears Thursday after a judge told them the disabled woman would not be allowed to leave jail to return home while her theft case proceeds.

June 06, 2013 11:06 pm
M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

De-Vante Mosby, who has autism, created his own comic book series called the "Merrillville 14." The characters have a mission to do good in the community. De-Vante also plans to create a portrait of the entire Merrillville Town Council, which he will give to the town.

June 04, 2013 12:00 am
M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

De-Vante Mosby, who has autism, drew "The Kitchen City," a depiction of his uncle's kitchen as a city.

June 04, 2013 12:00 am
M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

De-Vante Mosby, who has autism, created his own comic book series called the "Merrillville 14."

June 04, 2013 12:00 am
M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

De-Vante Mosby, who has autism, is an artist who loves comic books. This is one of his drawings of Chicago.

June 03, 2013 10:10 pm
M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

M'ville resident with autism pursues profession in comic books

MERRILLVILLE | De-Vante Mosby can be quiet at times, but that doesn't mean he has a lack of ideas.

June 03, 2013 7:52 pm Photos

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M'ville resident with autism seeks profession in comic books

M'ville resident with autism seeks profession in comic books

De-Vante Mosby, who has autism, titled this drawing "Elephant Man."

June 03, 2013 12:00 am

M'ville event to offer special needs resources

MERRILLVILLE | An upcoming event will help take the guesswork out of finding resources for people with disabilities.

April 20, 2013 7:47 pm

Team O'Connor supports Autism Awareness Month

CHESTERTON | With April being Autism Awareness month, James O'Connor Martial Arts O'Connor is doing whatever we can to spread awareness and raise funds. We are sponsoring a "Paper Flower Garden" that is displayed in our front window. Students, parents, families, and friends can make a donati…

April 11, 2013 3:27 pm
Team O'Connor Supports Autism Awareness Month

Team O'Connor Supports Autism Awareness Month

CHESTERTON | With April being Autism Awareness month, James O'Connor Martial Arts O'Connor is doing whatever we can to spread awareness and raise funds.

April 10, 2013 4:29 pm Video
Raising awareness of autism

Raising awareness of autism

December 20, 2012 3:52 pm
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