• Fresh Air + Writers Almanac3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Menu Schedule Links

Signal Status

There are currently no events to display.

Search Results for 'autism'

A Young Alaskan’s Yearning for Independence Satisfied

September 7 was a red letter day for Mark Falsey. That was the day he got to show off the bedroom in the house he would soon be moving into. Mark was giving personal tours as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for Elmore House, the third in The Arc of Anchorage’s “Five Homes in Five Years” building campaign.

Read more.

December 7, 2011 - 2:37 pm

Austism in the Schools

The number of diagnosed autistic and Asperger syndrome children in Anchorage continues to rise. KSKA’s A Closer Look focuses on some of the educational programs for those children and their parents.

KSKA: Monday 10/3 at 1:00 pm
Saturday 10/8 at 6:30 pm

September 30, 2011 - 5:54 pm

Alaska News Nightly: September 6, 2011

Legislators Investigate North Slope Employment Report Discrepancy, Bokan Part 1: UCore Eyes Mine on Prince of Wales, Postal Service Might Lose $10 Billion This Fiscal Year, New Autism School Slated to Open Next Year, Fort Wainwright Soldier Dies in IED Attack, Military Revises Training Airspace Proposals, OCS Says No Plan to Cut Petersburg Social Worker

September 6, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Alaska News Nightly: March 29, 2011

Individual news stories are posted in the Alaska News category and you can subscribe to APRN’s news feeds via email, podcast and RSS.

Download Audio (MP3)

March 29, 2011 - 5:19 pm
Kids These Days!: September 7

Kids These Days!: September 7

Tuesday, September 7 at 2pm, repeating at 7pm

The Infant Brain and Early Language Acquisition

Dr. Patricia Kuhl is internationally renowned for her research on the infant brain and early language… Read More

September 6, 2010 - 10:36 pm
Line One: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication

Line One: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication

Many people believe America’s children are being over-medicated for disorders such as autism, ADHD, anxiety and depression. On the next Line One, host Dr. Woodard explores this topic with  Judith Warner author of  We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in theRead More

April 26, 2010 - 1:33 am
Line One: Popular Health and Body Myths

Line One: Popular Health and Body Myths

Does sugar cause hyperactivity? Does airborne vitamin C, zinc or echinacea prevent “colds?”  Do vaccines cause autism? Learn the answers to these questions and how we know when Dr. Woodard interviews Aaron E. Carroll, director of the Center for Health Policy andRead More

November 9, 2009 - 12:00 pm
Line One: Popular Health and Body Myths

Line One: Popular Health and Body Myths

Does sugar cause hyperactivity? Does airborne vitamin C, zinc or echinacea prevent “colds?”  Do vaccines cause autism? Learn the answers to these questions and how we know when Dr. Woodard interviews Aaron E. Carroll, director of the Center for Health Policy andRead More

November 9, 2009 - 11:40 am
Line One: Hepatitis

Line One: Hepatitis

In honor of World Hepatitis Day, Dr. Woodard welcomes Dr. Brian McMahon, recipient of the Hepatitis B Foundation’s “Distinguished Scientist Award 2009” and Ginger Provo, Nurse Epidemiologist with the State of Alaska. World Hepatitis Day is Tuesday May 19. Are you number… Read More

May 18, 2009 - 9:41 am
Line One: Health and nature

Line One: Health and nature


Most Americans need to be more active. A great way to do this is to take advantage of outdoor activities and what better place to do this than Anchorage? Today on Line One, Dr. Woodard discusses the health benefits of outdoorRead More

January 19, 2009 - 10:48 am

Alaska News Nightly: February 29, 2008

The Supreme Court has heard the arguments in the Exxon Valdez lawsuit - what’s on their minds? Plus, the state Superior Court scrutinizes the clean water initiatives. Also, Iditarod mushers get set to hit the trail, and Ice artists compete at the world championshipsRead More

February 29, 2008 - 6:22 pm

AK: The Short End of the Stick

This week on AK we learn what happens to Juneau if the capitol moves, see what it’s like to live with autism in a small town, and revisit the Writers Guild strike with one of Alaska’s two WGA members. Plus, the science of leap yearsRead More

February 23, 2008 - 8:00 am
Line One:  Immunizations and the HPV Vaccine

Line One: Immunizations and the HPV Vaccine

Host Dr. Thad Woodard interviews members of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Alaska Immunization Program Manager, Laurel Wood and Education and Training Manager, Doreen Stangel answer questions on new developments in immunization and the controversial Human Papilloma Virus vaccine, Gardisil.… Read More

October 22, 2007 - 12:09 pm