Autism in the News – Monday, 10.25.10
Mom honored for autism fight (Cincinnati.com)
Jennifer Brown remembers the summer day in 1977 when her son was diagnosed with autism. “Back then, they were still saying autism was caused by poor parenting,” says Brown, who lives in Evendale. “They were still calling parents ‘refrigerator mothers.’ ” Read more.
Okla. gymnastics center lets autistic kids tumble (Norman, Okla.)
Within the last few months, Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy has developed a growing fanpage among a network of 10 at Lincoln Elementary School. Read more.
Stormy Stories of Children with Autism (Philippines)
I was frantically texting and calling Gio’s yaya. While my youngest son and I were dry and comfortable in my mother’s QC house, the water in our Cainta home reached eight feet high during Ondoy. Read more.
‘I just can’t believe it’: Chrysalis award winner (Canada)
Shelley Sinner doesn’t have to go to work, she gets to go to work. She never imagined getting an award for something that brings her such joy, but she’s “very proud” of herself nonetheless. Read more.
White Castle’s Popular Original Slider®-Scented Candles Returns for the Holiday Season (Columbus, Ohio)
White Castle announces the long-awaited return of its steam-grilled-on-a-bed-of-onions Original Slider®-scented candles for the holiday season. Starting at midnight (EDT) on October 27, the candles will be available online only at www.houseofcrave.com, White Castle’s online store, for $13 plus shipping. Read more.