Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: autism

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...

Viktor Bevanda and Vichy’s Art have gone viral on TikTok

Viktor Bevanda’s high-functioning form of autism has hindered his ability to communicate, but not his talent for painting. And the proof is in the TikToks. During...

He has autism and poor sight, but was learning new skills....

Attending the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired has allowed 29-year-old Christian Castello, who has autism and vision problems, to be more...

‘He’s an angel to us.’ This young Homestead man is autistic....

Mario Arevalo remembers when his son, Harold, was diagnosed as autistic 23 years ago. “It wasn’t easy to accept,” he recalled. “We didn’t know about...

Masking and micro-rejections: Autistic girls often go undiagnosed

Autism is four times more common in boys than girls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but that number may...