Posts in tag

Autism


Story by Selah Blair / Contributing Writer KK’s Castle continues to provide haircuts to children with autism and sensory issues. Kayla Sprout opened the salon in January 2020. Before opening KK’s Castle, Sprout worked three full-time jobs and opened the salon with the help of the community and family members. Sprout operates the salon single-handedly. Sprout …

Photo and story by Alaina Staggs Distinguished lecturer Dr. Temple Grandin delivered a talk Monday night to a sold-out crowd inside MTSU’s Tucker Theatre.  The lecture, “Understanding Animal Behavior and Autism, 2nd Edition,” was chosen specifically for the university and its agriculture program, and replaced the previously scheduled lecture by Grandin. The theatre has a capacity of over …

Photo and story by Kiera Jones / Contributing Writer On Wednesday, the Collegiate 100 Black Men of MTSU sponsored their first book drive for children with autism in honor of their Collegiate Week outside of the Student Union Building. The Collegiate introduced their new interns for spring 2018 with a week dedicated to giving. Collegiate …

Photo courtesy of Variety Story by Dakota Green / Contributing Writer  It’s April 2, which means that it is once again Autism Awareness Day. In honor of the annual and internationally recognized observance, it is important to reflect on the topic of autism with a form of communication we all know pretty well: movies and …