Emilie Eastman
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Emilie Eastman is a graduate student at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism with a background in editing and communications. A former freelance reporter in Annapolis, Md, her work has focused on business and community news. Contact her on LinkedIn.

December 10, 2013
Autistic Children Get VIP Time with Santa at Columbia Mall

The Sensory Friendly Santa events at The Mall in Columbia are a chance for children on the autism spectrum to visit St.Nick.

December 4, 2013
Challenging Transition to Adulthood for Marylanders With Disabilities

Marylanders with disabilities, like 20-year-old Troy Baisey, face challenges when they leave behind the public school system.

October 31, 2013
College Program for Disabled Students a Big SUCCESS

Maryland’s first 4-year college program for young adults with intellectual disabilities allows participants to participate in classes and internships alongside their peers at a 4-year college.

November 5, 2013
Girls Just Want to Have Fun – And Build Robots

A local program gives elementary school girls positive exposure to math, science, engineering and technology.

October 16, 2013
Health Insurance Website Faces Ongoing Technical, Language Difficulties

Maryland’s new online health insurance marketplace has been beset with technical difficulties – and that’s just in the English language.