Autism in the News – Monday, 04.05.10
Holly Robinson Peete Writes Autism Book (MyFOXNY.com)
Actress Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, have a son who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. Read more.
Autistic Man, Caregiver Found Safe (Buffalo, N.Y.)
40 year old Michael Donnelly of Buffalo, and 38 year old Antonio were found safe at a West Side church around 11am Monday. Read more.
Teen Heads To Trial In Sudbury School Murder (Woburn, Mass.)
Jury selection begins this week for a teenager accused of stabbing and killing a classmate at Lincoln-Sudbury High School. Read more.
Breaking down behaviors for children on autism spectrum (WHYY.org)
When a child is diagnosed with autism, parents often feel like they are racing against time. This developmental disorder affects language, social skills and IQ. The earlier steps are taken, the better the results for the child. One popular intervention – called Applied Behavioral Analysis – has earned the seal of approval from powerful advocacy organizations. Read more.
Run raises more than $7K for autism (The Daily Campus)
UConn’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity raised over $7,000 for autism spectrum disorders at their Autism Speaks 5k Run/Walk on Saturday. Read more.
Autism bill puts Ky. at forefront (Frankfort, Ky.)
Tucked into the flurry of legislation that passed the General Assembly last week was a landmark autism bill that will mean more Kentucky children with autism spectrum disorders will receive the intensive treatment they need. Read more.