The demanding one-mile concrete oval at Dover, Del., is one of the most intense on the Sprint Cup schedule. It's a larger version of Bristol Motor Speedway and when trouble happens, it happens in a hurry as drivers hit the wall with all the violence of a hockey player hitting the boards going after a loose puck.
Researchers have shown for the first time that if a child is diagnosed with autism as early as 18 months of age, offering the toddler age-appropriate, effective therapy can lead to raised IQ levels and improved language skills and behavior.
For 8-year-old Ryan Mohar, an elevator isn't just an elevator. He spends hours pressing the buttons and riding up and down, preferring this to the slew of alternatives that his teachers offer -- even candy.