Autism in the News – Wednesday, 07.28.10
Young Film-makers Ask Public for Support (Community Newswire)
Young film-makers from the North-east are asking the public for support after they reached the finals of the National Lottery Awards. Read more.
Opening doors: Rochester celebrates 20th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act through awareness (Rochester, N.H.)
Samantha Battis was thrilled to make some new contacts Tuesday evening to aid in her attempts to raise awareness for autism. Read more.
House OK’s bill making insurers pay for autism services (boston.com)
The Massachusetts House passed a bill yesterday that would require insurance companies to cover a broad range of services for children with autism, a measure that supporters say will help families of such children but that opponents worry will increase health costs, even as other legislation aimed at reining in health spending has been sidelined. Read more.
Elgin’s Winfred Cooper honored as inspiration to teens with autism (Beverly Hills, Calif.)
Calling him an inspiration to teens with autism, the HollyRod4kids Foundation honored Elgin’s Winfred Cooper with its Champion Award this past weekend. Read more.
East Stroudsburg University runs camp for autistic children (East Stroudsburg, Penn.)
For years, faculty and staff members at East Stroudsburg University had the training and expertise to work with children with autism. They just never got the chance to put their specialized skill sets together. Read more.