Autism in the News – 04.01.10
Lindt USA Unveils Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction Benefiting Autism Speaks (Statham, N.H.)
Lindt USA today announces it is helping to kick-off National Autism Awareness Month by launching an online auction of celebrity-signed Lindt Gold Bunny porcelain figures, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks. Beginning today at 9 a.m. PDT/12 p.m. EDT, Lindt will auction off porcelain versions of the iconic Lindt Gold Bunny, each autographed by a different celebrity, at http://www.ebay.com/LindtGoldBunny. Read more.
Jailhouse audio OK’d for Mass. teen’s murder trial (Woburn, Mass.)
A Massachusetts judge has ruled that prosecutors can use the recorded jailhouse conversations of a teenager charged with fatally stabbing another student at a high school. Read more.
10 sites worth checking out if your child has autism (CNN.com)
Like many parents, Shannon Kinninger spends a lot of time chauffeuring her children around town. Read more.
Kansas takes first step toward mandating insurance coverage of autism (Kan.)
One of the very last things Kansas lawmakers did early this morning before adjourning for three weeks was to pass legislation requiring the state’s employee health plan to cover treatments for autism. Read more.