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Dave Wade on Heartbreak Hill during his training for the Boston Marathon (Image: D.Wade/WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Blog: Teaming Up With Autism Speaks

Every year at the Boston Marathon, thousands of runners raise millions of dollars to try to defeat some monstrous illnesses.

03/18/2015

(Image Credit: Boston Opera House)

Autism-Friendly Performance Of Cinderella Coming To Boston Opera House

This October’s performance was inspired by the success of last year’s autism-friendly Lion King play.

03/03/2015

Photo credit: Lion King Broadway (Facebook)

‘Judgment Free’ Lion King Performance Planned For Autistic Audience

A special performance of The Lion King is aimed to create a “judgment free” environment for people with autism.

09/17/2014

WBZ'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO WITH MARIBEL RUEDA

Number of Children with Autism on the Rise

April 12, 2014 According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to increase at an alarming rate. Back in […]

WBZ-TV–04/09/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & MARIBEL RUEDA

Autism Speaks Launches Latino Campaign “Quizas”

October 19, 2013 Autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder that’s affecting many of our children. Every 11 minutes there is a new diagnosis and only 1 out of 88 children are receiving that diagnosis. […]

WBZ-TV–10/17/2013

Autism Speaks (Photo from Facebook page)

One Last Thing: Autism Walk At Suffolk Downs

Across the country this weekend, people will walk to raise money and awareness for autism research.

09/28/2012

(credit: AP)

Connoisseur’s Corner: The Burger Battle

WBZ’s Jordan Rich talks with Annie Copps about The Burger Battle.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/17/2011