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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

NBC 6 Shares Stories of Difference Makers Working to Improve Our Community

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 03:46 PM EDT

Man With Autism Learns to Code at Miami-Based Coding School

Man With Autism Learns to Code at Miami-Based Coding School

Maybe it's time to talk more about what people with autism can achieve, rather than dwell on their limitations. That thought came to mind as we watched Victor Fitchhorn learning how to code.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

Krop Senior Is Champion on and Off the Volleyball Court

Krop Senior Is Champion on and Off the Volleyball Court

It's one thing to be successful on the court. How about helping underprivileged kids to be successful in school? Zach Winer does both.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 02:44 PM EDT

Fierce Female Making a Difference Through Dance

Fierce Female Making a Difference Through Dance

NBC 6's Arlene Borenstein introduces us to one inspirational therapist and teacher who is truly brightening the lives of those she impacts.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 02:41 PM EDT

Making a Difference on the Autism Spectrum

Making a Difference on the Autism Spectrum

NBC 6's Sheli Muniz introduces us to one amazing South Florida girl who has defied the odds and has the chance to take part in an amazing academic program this summer. To help donate, visit www.gofundme.com/nyl...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 02:39 PM EDT

Women Making a Difference: Chocolatier Mentors People on Autism Spectrum

Women Making a Difference: Chocolatier Mentors People on Autism Spectrum

Valerie Herskowitz of Chocolate Spectrum in Jupiter offers adults and teens on the autism spectrum apprenticeships in baking and fine chocolate making. NBC 6's Arlene Borenstein has more on this woman who's...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 02:31 PM EDT

Man With Autism Serving Smiles at Local Restaurant

Man With Autism Serving Smiles at Local Restaurant

NBC 6's Roxanne Vargas introduces us to one young man in Miami Lakes who is truly making a difference in the lives of those looking for a coffee and a bagel thanks to a program offered by two local universities...

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