Teach me to talk and the Autism Spectrum Disorder child

Sometimes talking is an incredible challenge for some children with autism (ASD). That can be equally true for a child who is intellectually delayed...

How to Prune Roses

BY LORI MURRAYOur Valley weather doesn’t get cold enough for roses to need winter protection, and the plants don’t really go dormant. As a...

Early warning signs of heart attack

HARLINGEN - There are many different kinds of warning signs posted along streets, roads and highways. No passing zone, railroad crossing, merging traffic, divided...

National Heart Month brings special screenings

HARLINGEN – When you suffer heart failure or a heart attack, there is a slight possibility that you may require further treat-ment of the...

Part VI: Sam’s history for the Highland School children (continued)

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is next part in an ongoing series on San Benito’s Sam Robertson. The previous parts can be found at...

On family: The glue that holds the fabric of Society together

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s lives.”Richard Bach, American Author...

The Magic of Reading

Reading is a wonderful experience, especially when a child discovers how. For children with autism, communication is a major challenge. Reading can be very...

‘Love Your Heart’

HARLINGEN – The community is invited to a “Love Your Heart” Health Fair with free health screenings on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 7 a.m....

Living Independently

For many individuals the concept of Living independently is taken for granted. But, for a great number of individuals with significant disabilities the concept...

Dominic and the Magical M&Ms

Imagine not being able to explain what you want. Your voice, your thoughts, just all being jumbled and not working much at all.Dominic was...