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Asperger’s Syndrome

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Keep Kids Involved In Their Own Health Care

One of the most difficult conversations that a parent can have is telling their child that he or she is sick. But children can actually help make big decisions about their own health, experts said.

10/22/2012

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Haltom City Boy Saves Drowning Sister

A day of fun for one DFW family almost ended in tragedy. “I thought my child was gone,” said Andrea Keith. But an unsuspecting hero came to the rescue — Andrea’s oldest son.

06/25/2012

As Autistic Population Grows, So Does Need For Jobs

The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that one child in 88 in the United States is autistic. And there is no cure — only treatment.

04/13/2012

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New Study Finds Higher Rate Of Autism In Children

A study in South Korea suggests about 1 in 38 children have traits of autism, higher than a previous U.S. estimate of 1 in 100.

05/09/2011

Mike Harris, Trimble Tech senior and Rudy Award nominee.

Trimble Tech Senior Honored For Heart, Dedication

Those who know Tremble Tech high school senior Michael Harris say he’s a combination of Big Mike from the popular 2009 film “The Blind Side” and the namesake of the much-lauded “Rudy.”

CBSDFW.COM–12/08/2010