Autism in the News – Tuesday, 11.02.10
For Families With Children Who Have Special Needs, a Little Break (The New York Times)
Thursday, for Jennifer Choi, is the day of rest, a much-anticipated Sabbath that comes and goes all too soon. Read more.
At the Age of Peekaboo, in Therapy to Fight Autism (Sacramento, Calif.)
In the three years since her son Diego was given a diagnosis of autism at age 2, Carmen Aguilar has made countless contributions to research on this perplexing disorder. Read more.
Parents of autistic teens rally in Laverton (Australia)
Parents have pledged to continue their fight for a prep to year 12 autism-specific school in the western suburbs. Read more.
Baby signs of the times (Canada)
When Hartford Berg wants milk he opens and closes his hand, as if he’s milking a cow. The 14-month-old touches his fingertips together to show he wants more of something and grips his hands tightly in front of him and shakes like he is shivering to say he’s cold. Read more.
Wirral police to learn about autism in bid to build community relations (UK)
Wirral police officers will be taught about autism this week in a bid to help build community relations. Read more.