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Cayla Lynch, whose birthday is on Wednesday, with her mom Amanda Lynch, both of Delco
City Life

Help This Delco Mom Give Her Daughter the Best Birthday Ever

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly-Area Company Using CBD to Treat Autism

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

eagles autism
NextHealth PHL

The Eagles’ Autism Research Grants Are a New Approach to Sports Philanthropy

The way a standard sports philanthropy partnership works is something like this: A team raises money for an important cause, selects a partner organization, and writes […]

City Life

Inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge Raises $2.5M for Research

Although conditions weren’t ideal for the first annual Eagles Autism Challenge 5K run and bike ride, a little rain couldn’t stop the Super Bowl champions […]

City Life

Sesame Place Makes History With Autism Designation

The groundbreaking addition of a new character with autism was a major step for inclusion when Sesame Street introduced us to the cute-and-cuddly Julia in […]

City Life

Local ShopRite Debuts Autism-Friendly Checkout in Response to Mom’s Petition

Six days after we told you about Kristin Jackowski and her petition to encourage Target to implement autism-friendly checkout lanes in their stores, the Plymouth […]

City Life

Local Mom Launches Petition to Bring Autism-Friendly Checkouts to Target

Shopping in a big-box store with young kids can be an aggravating experience for anyone. But if you have a child on the autism spectrum, […]

City Life

Philly Mom Gets Nasty Anonymous Letter About Her Son With Autism

Bonnie Moran has been through it. The 32-year-old Mayfair mom suffers from spina bifida, and two of her three sons are autistic. Still, she says […]

Be Well Philly

Have a Kid with Autism? CHOP’s Autism Roadmap Is Your Best New Resource

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia just unveiled a very handy new website aimed at parents and families of kids with autism. It’s called the CAR Autism Roadmap, a […]

Be Well Philly

You Know What Really Causes Autism?: A Look at the Deluge of Recent Headlines

There’s been a recent flood of studies on the causes of autism, each one trumpeted in headlines that promise, “Now we can do something about […]