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Aspergers Syndrome Awareness Found on TV


11-year-old Max from NBC’s Parenthood asks his Dad, “Well, what is Aspergers Syndrome?” His dad struggles to explain, but when Max hears him use words like disability and aspergers syndrome, it leaves Max feeling confused and alone.

Getting an Aspergers Diagnosis

When a child is diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome (AS), an autism spectrum . . . → Read More: Aspergers Syndrome Awareness Found on TV

Reward Your Kids by Teaming Up With Sprout Characters


Did your child clean her room? Did he make his bed? Or maybe help you set the table? While you may have thanked them profusely, how thrilling would it be for them to get a special shout-out from their favorite TV character as well? Thanks to Sprout, the 24-hour preschool network — through . . . → Read More: Reward Your Kids by Teaming Up With Sprout Characters

Nurses Week


Next week Discovery Fit & Health will be celebrating the unsung heroes of the medical field: nurses.

Check out Nurses Week every night at 8PM ET/PT from Sunday, May 6 through Friday, May 11, when DFH will air special nurse-centric episodes of Trauma: Life in the ER and Untold Stories of the ER.

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Introducing the Healthy Food Channel by


With summer just around the corner, people everywhere are trying to get in shape for those beach and tanning months., the world’s largest food and cooking video website, is debuting a brand new Connected TV channel to help make that easier – The Healthy Food Channel.

The Healthy Food Channel provides home cooks . . . → Read More: Introducing the Healthy Food Channel by

Here Are Some Ideas to Share Earth Day with Your Family


This Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day.

If you’re looking for ways to share Earth Day with your family, here are some ideas from your friends at Discovery: TreeHugger is covering Earth Day here and will be at the Earth Day Network event in Washington DC on Sunday with live coverage.

Over at Parentables, . . . → Read More: Here Are Some Ideas to Share Earth Day with Your Family

TOUCH Premieres Around the World


TOUCH – World Premiere THU MAR 22 at 9/8c

Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland), a widower and single father trying to connect with his emotionally challenged 11-year-old son Jake (David Mazouz), is led to a pawn shop where a robbery triggers a sequence of unpredictable events that connect a distraught flight attendant in New York, . . . → Read More: TOUCH Premieres Around the World

Dr. Robert Brooks on PBS


I just wanted to share some news with you: Dr. Robert Brooks, co-author of Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, appeared on PBS New York/New Jersey’s “NJ Today” recently to discusses the challenges of raising a child with autism and tips on how to overcome adversity.

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Ultimate Financial Lessons


Did you make any financial resolutions this year? Are you keeping them?

If you need some guidance in the money department, you might want to check out the finale of America’s Money Class with Suze Orman, tonight Monday, February 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN.

In the finale, Suze shares her “ultimate financial . . . → Read More: Ultimate Financial Lessons


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