Autism & COVID-19: Zhane Shippy's story

April is Autism awareness month and closing out our features on parenting an autistic child during COVID-19 is Zhane Shippy.  Zhane is the mother of a 5-year-old echolalia autistic son, which ...

April 28, 2020

Autism & COVID-19: Keisha Marr's story

For children living with Autism, having and keeping to a set daily schedule of activities is key to getting tasks done. Keisha Marr explains in the video below how the changes brought on by COVID have...

April 27, 2020

Autism & COVID-19: Francene Noel's story

In recognition of Autism awareness month, Loop Jamaica, the Digicel Foundation, and the Jamaica Autism Support Association have partnered to share stories from parents of autistic children on how they...

April 23, 2020

Autism and COVID-19: A message for families

Although vastly rewarding, parenting is certainly not an easy task. And being a parent to a child with special needs brings its own unique challenges. Kathy Chang understands this challenge, both f...

April 21, 2020

Japanese runner captures Reggae Marathon

Daichi Okano of Japan outlasted the competition to win the Reggae Marathon in Negril on Sunday morning. Okano, from his country’s Tottori Prefecture region, won the event in 2:47.17 hours&nbsp...

December 02, 2018

Decoded: Understanding Autism

"Kids can have autism, but they are not autism. They're kids. They have skills, they have abilities, autism is something that they deal with, it's a medical condition, it's a neuro-developmental disor...

April 03, 2018