Autism in the News – Wednesday, 06.30.10
After a decade, Potomac autism race organizer will lace up (Potomac, Md.)
For nine years, Potomac resident Susan Pereles stood on the sidelines of the Autism Speaks race she organized. She waited patiently at the finish line as runners completed the 5K course. She congratulated participants and tracked the top runners’ times. Read more.
Missing autistic Hale Center man found safe (Hale Center, Texas)
Thirteen hours after he went missing, Shelton Martin from Hale Center has been found safe. Police tell KCBD NewsChannel 11 that he was found shortly after 1:00 p.m. in a friend’s vacant house one block from his home. Read more.
No vaccine-autism link: Get kids shots (CNN.com)
On a beautiful morning in my hometown of Walnut Creek, California, I sat watching my daughter playing in the park. There she was, along with many other kids, swinging, sliding, and running with the kind of pure joy you see only in children. Read more.