Book Corner Entertainment

BOOK CORNER: Author offers insight to the world of autism

Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the world and in “Help Me Understand My Child: A Mother’s Truth About Autism,” author Florence Bracy introduces readers to the world of special needs. Inside her new memoir, Bracy chronicles her inspirational journey of how she advocated for 12 years for her son who has autism. Read More…

Columnists Health West Edition

HEALTH MATTERS: Help available for those coping with autism spectrum disorder

After six different medical providers examined Tisha Campbell-Martin’s son, her intuition that something wasn’t right was finally confirmed — the diagnosis was autism and he was 18 months old. It was heart-breaking for the Martins to get the news but also liberating because now they had the answer to what was wrong, even if the Read More…

Letters to the Editor Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Doctor rebuts supposed link between vaccines and autism

Dear Editor: I wish to strongly rebut the article in your June 25 West Wave Edition paper, “Vaccines linked to autism in black boys,” regarding a link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, autism and black boys. The information was based on information provided by a past Centers for Disease Control researcher, William W. Read More…