Autism in the News – Thursday, 10.28.10
Tampa mom lived to help her autistic son, family recalls (Tampa, Fla.)
She lived for her son. Most decisions Larsen Hunt made — from her career plans to living arrangements — revolved around what she thought was best for 5-year-old Aidric. Her life goal was to heal his autism, said her mother, Susan Hunt, 54, of Tampa. Read more.
Conference addresses autism (Seekonk, R.I)
In 1994, just 41 students were identified as autistic in Rhode Island. Today, 1,740 schoolchildren have been identified along the autism spectrum. Read more.
Knoxville program helps employ adults with autism (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Every Tuesday, Jennifer Wilkerson helps “Scrappin in the City” open up shop. “She vacuums. She dusts. She mops,” says Yvette Morris, Co-Owner of “Scrappin In The City.” Read more.
Carrick Mom Says Port Authority Driver Kicked Her, Autistic Daughter Off Bus (Carrick, Penn.)
A Carrick mother told Channel 4 Action News that a Port Authority driver kicked her and her 3-year-old daughter off a bus Tuesday while the child was having an uncontrollable fit. Read more.
Local woman turns love of photography into business (Canada)
It was a symbol and a message, but little did a girl at the tender age of eight realize how a camera she received as a gift represented her destiny. Read more.