Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: autism

Breaking the stigma opens up autism (includes audio story)

“Breaking the Stigma” is an audio podcast space created to knock down barriers and amplify voices that advocate for those who suffer from autism. Our...

Music therapist supports autistic children at the Bass Museum (includes video...

Paloma Dueñas is a music therapist with over two decades of experience. She spends some mornings in Miami Beach’s Bass Museum teaching "Baby Bass."...

Autism bike ride returns to Miami (includes video story)

On Saturday, the first day of Autism Awareness Month, more than 200 Miami-Dade County first responders took part in the fourth annual Autism Bike...

Anabella Mondi: musician, philanthropist and barista

On a typical, sunny morning in Pinecrest, the sounds of a coffee grinder can be heard outside the Wayside Market on Red Road. As...

Individuals with disabilities struggle to be employed

Pedro Acevedo Jr., 35, has autism and has difficulty speaking. He earned his associate’s degree in computer science at Miami Dade College as well as two...

Newsbreak May 11, 2022

South Florida hero helps a passenger safely land a plane with no pilot. For the first time ever, the national average gas prices for...

Stephanie Pavilus is dedicated to school and her kids

Stephanie Pavilus is no stranger to a busy life. Right now, she's raising a son with special needs, completing her undergraduate degrees in biology...

Wish Book: An artist who needs a helping hand

Andres Lorenzo is not just a regular 22-year-old college student. He’s an artist-in-the-making. He excels in his art courses at Miami Dade College and spends...

A Miami athlete opened a gym for people with special needs...

Youth’n Action is an adaptive fitness center catering to help people with special needs. An athlete herself, Miami native Iris Veciana opened the gym...

Pinecrest Gardens launches campaign to raise over a million for major...

Pinecrest this month launched the Growing Inspiration Capital Campaign to raise donations to renovate Pinecrest Gardens and create an inclusive learning center. It will...