Autism in the News – Friday, 08.27.10
Makiki Family’s Special Ed Suit Against State Revived (Honolulu, Hawaii)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday, reversed a 2009 Hawaii District Court ruling that dismissed claims the state failed to provide adequate access to special education programs for disabled students. Read more.
Autism in Ghana – a parent’s perspective (Ghana)
Nana Kojo was devastated when he heard that his son had autism, a disorder of the mind that affects millions of children around the world. Read more.
Saratoga Springs school board addresses special education, data on student progress (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Using data to foster student success and benchmarks in special education were the two themes Thursday at the school district’s last Board of Education meeting before students return for the 2010-11 school year. Read more.
Artistic talent will be on display tonight (Canada)
An evening fundraiser at the Saint John Arts Centre will highlight the artistic talents of autistic children. Read more.
Cops form new Special Victims Section (Greenwich, C.T.)
Aiming to provide specialized attention to the most vulnerable segments of the community, police have transformed the Youth Section into a Special Victims Section that will handle everything from youth investigations to missing persons cases. Read more.