Autism in the News – Wednesday, 08.25.10
Eden Autism Services plans expansion at Forrestal Village (Plainsboro, N.J.)
Officials at Eden Autism Services said yesterday they’d lined up the necessary $16 million in funds to create a school and headquarters complex at Forrestal Village in a project that will employ over 230 construction workers starting in late September. Read more.
Run for the Hills attracts 400 racers (Farmington, Mo.)
The Farmington Run for the Hills race looks like it has a bright future. Read more.
Autism abuse case settled (Albany, N.Y.)
The parents of Jonathan Carey, the 13-year-old autistic boy who died while in state care, have quietly settled a nearly $6 million lawsuit against a private facility the child had earlier attended. Read more.
Groundbreaking: ABA Center Construction Underway (The Caldwells Patch)
As Ken and Sharon Reeve walk around the lower level of Caldwell College’s Mother Joseph Residence Hall, they see the piles of debris and unfinished construction but also the steel framework that will soon be the foundation for the 5,000-square-foot Center for Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis. Read more.
Ga. Tech, Others Get $10M Federal Autism Grant (Atlanta, Ga.)
Georgia Tech and other colleges have received a $10 million federal grant to develop a computer system that can screen young children for developmental disorders like autism. Read more.