Autism in the News – Monday, 08.09.10
Research: Antidepressants Doesn’t Help Much in Autistic Disorders (TOPNEWS)
People with autism disorders face difficulty in communicating and interacting with the people around them. Though, no definite treatment of this disorder has been found till date, antidepressants have been prescribed to some individuals, but it is not recommended to children. Read more.
‘Victor Kits’ at Washington County libraries provide resources for those living with cancer, mental illness or difficult teens (OregonLive)
A new resource for people living with cancer, mental illness, Alzheimer’s, autism, difficult teens or other challenging life circumstances is now available through Washington County Cooperative Library Services member libraries. Read more.
Church wants to offer special needs Sunday School (Newbury, Mass.)
The First Parish Church of Newbury wants to start a Sunday School next month that focuses on children with special needs. Read more.
School taxi travel would threaten my son’s life (UK)
A family fears a decision to make their severely disabled son ride in a taxi to school in Worcester every day will kill him. Read more.
Home Schools multiply in N.C. (newsobserver.com)
Lisa Blocker thought her children were not challenged enough in the Pitt County public schools, so she pulled them out and moved the family to Wake County to home-school them. Read more.