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March 28, 2018
David Reece carries a manikin through the water during a water lesson March 15, 2018, in Wadena, Minn. Reece is on his way to earning his lifeguard certificate. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
For most autistic youth, water can be extremely dangerous. A Minn. swim class is looking to change that.
March 28, 2018 - 2:18pm
March 21, 2018
Australian barber Lisa Ann McKenzie's experience cutting Jordie's hair motivated her to open her own shop and work with more children who have special needs. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Lisa Ann McKenzie.
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
March 21, 2018 - 5:09pm
March 3, 2018
Vadnais Heights mayor questions handling of school shooting threat; family plans to sue
March 3, 2018 - 10:12pm
February 23, 2018
West Fargo Police Sgt. Terry Styf (left) talks Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about a GPS locator system that can help find people who go missing. (Ryan Johnson / Forum News Service)
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
February 23, 2018 - 5:15pm
February 14, 2018
A mom turned to a controversial 'treatment' for her daughter's autism - feeding her bleach
February 14, 2018 - 8:41pm
September 5, 2017
Mind Shift specialist Forrest Ross works at Eide Bailly. Submitted photo
Fargo-based organization for employing autistic workers expanding
September 5, 2017 - 8:33pm
July 10, 2017
Since birth, TJ, who has autism, has made steps toward independence - and now he's starting his own job. Photo courtesy of Lauren Swick Jordan.
Lessons from my son with autism, as he nears the end of high school
July 10, 2017 - 11:44am
March 20, 2017
Julia (center) first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well. From left, Elmo, Alan Muraoka, Julia, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird.
Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
March 20, 2017 - 3:46pm
April 9, 2015
Conference on children with disabilities slated for April 18 in Willmar
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
March 20, 2013
Health officials: 1 in 50 school kids have autism
March 20, 2013 - 9:00am
November 12, 2011
Mandy Adamini shows some of the balls that are used to help autistic elementary students with their large muscle skills at the Cosmos Learning Center.
(Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Regional autism program expands services in Cosmos, Minn.
November 12, 2011 - 2:53am
May 5, 2011
Caleb Justin, from left, Caitlin Wheeler and David Hernandez follow instructor Parasuram Ramamoorthi in a "train" exercise Wednesday during a workshop at West Central Industries in Willmar. Led by theater artists Parasuram Ramamoorthi and Nikki Bettcher Erickson, the Spring into Theater workshop was conducted over three days for youth on the autism spectrum and others with disability. The workshop focused on helping the youth better their social skills through theater, art and other creative exercises. (...
Theater workshop
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Video: Principal of ACGC South Elementary describes new autism program at school
May 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Tom Fordyce, ACGC building and grounds manager, points April 29 to spots on the leaky roof at ACGC South Elementary while explaining the need for repairs.The school board approved his rec-ommendation to replace one section of the roof with a new fully-adhered membrane. Tribune Photo by Carolyn Lange
ACGC board approves roof repair for Cosmos school dubbed 'South Beach' due to its leaks
May 4, 2009 - 12:00am