Autism in the News – Tuesday, 06.15.10
Program offers new path for students (Red Deer Advocate)
Six special students have marked a milestone at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School. Read more.
‘A haven for me’ (Canada)
The Graduates is a series of profiles on some of the city’s most inspiring graduates of 2010, those who faced significant challenges on their journey to earn a secondary school diploma. Read more.
Special kids get their best beach day ever (Long Beach, N.J.)
For the third straight year, a California-based nonprofit held a free water-sport event to give some special children their “Best Day at the Beach” in Long Branch. Read more.
Wyndham hotel in Austin offers autism-aware rooms (USA TODAY)
A Wyndham hotel has started catering to families traveling with autistic children, making it one of the few in the USA but an early adopter in what may be a growing trend. Read more.
Community Search (The Spectrum)
Young Zachary Bello slept in his own bed Sunday night. For most kids, that’s a normal occurrence, but that hadn’t been the case the night before. In fact, Zachary had been missing from about 7:30 p.m. Saturday until he was discovered in his mother’s same apartment complex at about 1:45 p.m. Sunday. Read more.
University plans school for students with Asperger’s (The Mercury)
A center that would help college-age students with Asperger’s syndrome, an autism-spectrum disorder, succeed in higher education might be built on land recently acquired by Eastern University. Read more.