Autism in the News – Tuesday, 10.26.10
Police recover van fitted for boy with autism, wheelchair still missing (St. Paul, Minn.)
St. Paul Police have recovered the van stolen from a family that uses it to take their autistic son to the doctor. Police say a driver noticed the van traveling near Western and University Aves. Monday afternoon. Read more.
Positive Education Program has opened a state-of-the-art $8 million autism center on the west side of Cleveland. It will offer education and family support to up to 110 children in grades K to 12. Read more.
You can see it on their faces as they come into the studio — they are thrilled to be there. Girls and boys dressed for dancing, tying on dance shoes and imitating the moves of their teacher in front of the mirror in a long, airy room. Read more.
Accelerations Educational Software (AES), a developer of software programs for children with autism and other learning disorders, is pleased to announce its expansion into over 1,000 public school districts nationwide. AES has also been able to provide its autism software to nearly 300 private schools, thousands of homes and several foreign markets. Read more.
When he entered the Times Colonist’s So You Think You Can Write contest, English teacher Dean Norris-Jones hoped he wouldn’t embarrass himself in front of his students. Read more