Autism in the News – Wednesday, 10.06.10
Parents Testify Before Lawmakers On Autism Coverage (WLNS)
Tuesday a panel of parents and experts testified before state lawmakers in an effort to help get Michigan to require health insurers to cover treatment for autism. Read more.
Researchers Develop Autism Phone App (Athens, Ga.)
University of Georgia researchers have received more than a million dollars to develop a mobile phone application for people with autism and developmental disabilities. Read more.
Nazareth builds its health-care muscle (Rochester City Newspaper)
Dontay McCray was 17 when a serious automobile accident made him a quadriplegic. “It broke my neck and bruised my spinal cord,” he says. “It left me with limited movement in my hands and legs.” Read more.
Exclusive: First Autistic Presidential Appointee Speaks Out (Wired)
When Ari Ne’eman walked onstage at a college campus in Pennsylvania in June, he looked like a handsome young rabbi presiding over the bar mitzvah of a young Talmudic scholar. Read more.
Family fun during Autism Awareness Week (UK)
Sporty children with special needs enjoyed plenty of excitement at a fun-filled activity day as the town hosted its first Autism Awareness Week. Read more.