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World Renowned Autistic Advocate Temple Grandin’s Mother to Tell the Family Story

New York, N.Y. Eustacia Cutler will be in New York City, on Roosevelt Island underneath the 59th Street Bridge, for a one-on-one conversation with the public.  Eustacia is mother to world renowned autistic advocate Temple Grandin, Ph.D.  Temple is considered the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. HBO released Temple’s auto-biography […]

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Itzhak Perlman to Perform at Lincoln Center to Help Rotary Eradicate Polio

New York, N.Y.  “Polio is only a plane ride away.”  So began my sobering interview with Carol Pandak, Manager of PolioPlus for Rotary International about polio, a crippling and potentially fatal disease that still threatens children in Africa and Asia (video).  People in 125 countries had polio in 1985 – today only four.  Good news, no?  But the four […]

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For Afflcited, “Rare Diseases” Sadly Common, Not Rare

7-year-old boy suffers from a rare disease leaving him with an unprotected heart.There are now over 7,000 diseases listed as “rare.” These represent all types of diseases, including many forms of cancer. A rare disease can have a population as few as one person. I quickly learned that rare diseases have become so common as […]

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