Autism in the News – Monday, 04.26.10
Nadia Bloom: ‘I Thought I Was Never Going To Be Found Out There’ (ABC News)
The 11-year-old girl who was missing for four days described how she survived the dangerous Florida swamp and said she was scared and worried no one would ever find her. Read more.
Class helps autistic kids learn to socialize (Mansfield, Ohio)
Several programs tackle educational or physical barriers, but the Friendly House and the Independent Living Center know there’s more to living for children with autism and attention deficit disorders. Read more.
Jury’s task is unenviable (Boston.com)
There’s an old, classic movie — “Twelve Angry Men’’ — in which the dozen members of the jury bring all their life experiences into the jury room. It makes for gripping drama. Read more.
Autism and its effects on siblings, family members and the community (Brownsville, Texas)
“Tommy” walked down the aisle at his favorite store, Target. He spotted what he was after, a small toy elephant. Tommy loves elephants. He turned to his parents and his sister “Jenny”. Read more.
Police say missing autistic teen has been found (Canada)
Toronto Police say a missing autistic teen who went missing from a home in Scarborough Saturday has been found. Read more.
Rodney Peete learns from autistic son (ESPN.com)
Last month I took my 13-year-old to the mall to buy jeans. Then he ate a burger, took a nap and now I need to buy new, larger jeans. Read more.