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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 […]

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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 […]