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Milwaukee All-Star: Hot dog vendor and therapist Mike Bate

Published Oct. 18, 2015

This week's All-Star is Mike Bate: A hot dog vendor for West Allis Cheese and Sausage Shoppe, a therapist through the Wisconsin Early Autism Project and a candle maker. He also admits his guilty pleasure out loud for the first time.


Talented teen makes peace with autism through art

Published July 11, 2015

People create art for many different reasons including out of desire, with the intention to heal, for the sake of entertainment or out of sheer compulsion. Malachi Schmidt, a 13-year-old who has drawn since he was about 5, has his own reasons. Schmidt says painting and drawing make him feel "normal," good and like everyone else.


Meeting autism at home

Published Aug. 21, 2014

There are a lot of emotions that roar through someone, including me, when you hear the word "autism." And there is nothing like living with someone with autism, even for a brief time, to understand both the difficulties and opportunities of the disorder.


"Mikey" illustrates the life of a child with autism

Published May 26, 2013

Many children with autism attend mainstream classrooms for at least part of their school day. Many struggle socially and are at risk of being isolated or bullied. "Mikey" - co-written by an MPS teacher - follows a child with autism as he proceeds through his day in a regular education classroom.


Gluten Free Trading Company offers selection, information

Published March 14, 2012

Twelve years ago, when Linda Kramer and John Shaw opened The Gluten Free Trading Co., 3116 S. Chase Ave., it was believed that one in 4,000-6,000 people had Celiac Disease. Today, it is thought that one in 120 people are gluten sensitive.

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Suave and Autism!!

Well the Suavé Band is about to take a much needed 5 week break!!! We are coming up on our official 2 Year anniversary and have been swamped since inception; playing 58 shows in the 24 months we have been together!! We recently hosted a fundrasier for the Autism Society of Southeast...

Humble Me

Several years ago, my trip to the Philippines connected many dots for me. After traveling 14 hours, my aunt and uncle from Milwaukee picked us up from the airport and took us to their home. In the mode of getting my bearings, unpacking and paying my respects to whomever else was in the dark ...

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