Autism in the News – 09.24.10
I-Pad unlocks new world for people with autism (Terre Haute, Ind.)
When the iPad was unveiled earlier this year, people around the world began snatching up these tiny, touch screen computers. Read more.
UN 65th session: Madam Chantal Biya joins the fight against autism (Cameroon Radio Television)
On the sideline of the 65th ordinary session of the United Nations General Assembly, Cameroon’s First Lady, Madam Chantal Biya took part in the third United Nations Forum on Autism. Read more.
Tonight’s Fashion for Autism models and designer Edwing D’Angelo (Washington, D.C.)
Last night, models strut their stuff for Edwing D’Angelo’s casting call as a practice run for tonight’s Fashion for Autism event at the Capital City Club. Read more.
Lessons served on court (The Daily Journal)
Brian and Marisa Wachhorst were heartbroken when they learned their 10-year-old son, Riley, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome — an autism spectrum disorder — five years ago. It was only natural. After all, the one thing parents want most is for their kids to grow up with a “normal” childhood. Read more.
Early Childhood Intervention celebrates 30 years of service (HeraldDemocrat.com)
Thirty years ago, Grayson Early Childhood Intervention Director Linda Horton said it wasn’t uncommon for parents of children with disabilities and developmental delays to hide them from the public. Now, thanks to ECI and greater public understanding, today’s children with similar challenges can overcome them. Read more.