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Every child wants to grow up to be independent — to leave their parents' home, find work, build a life of their own.

But that seemingly simple step into adulthood can be a monumental challenge for children with developmental disabilities like autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, or any of a range of other such disabilities that affect about one in six American children, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Current State | 12/15/15 | Ep. 668

Dec 15, 2015
MSU Children's Choir photo
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Current State Holiday Special: A special broadcast from WKAR-TV Studio A with the MSU Children's Choir. | WATCH NOW


Clyde Mayer photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Thousands of members of an elite Boy Scouting organization called the Order of the Arrow are on the MSU campus this week. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Order of the Arrow team leader Clyde Mayer about their emphasis on serving others.


Neighbors in Action: Care Free Dental Clinic's Pay It Forward program

Jul 9, 2014
Courtesy - Care Free Dental Clinic

It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature the Care Free Dental Clinic’s new Pay It Forward program, which offers dental care in exchange for volunteer service in the community.