Autism in the News – 11.08.10
Gilbert man’s paintings raise awareness about autism (Gilbert, Ariz.)
Sam Irving has been painting since before he could talk, so it is fitting that his artistic ability has become a powerful voice. Read more.
Autism extention for Hastings school (UK)
A school has been given the go-ahead to extend its special needs support to help local youngsters with autism. East Sussex Country Council has green-ticked plans by Blacklands Primary School to expand its specialist support team to cater for up to ten children with the learning difficulty. Read more.
Cadets proved ‘lifeline’ for Edmonton teen with Asperger’s (Canada)
There’s something different about Aidan Guerra. It’s a red-and-green ribboned medal that since last week hangs on the left side of his dress uniform, identifying him as this year’s Alberta recipient of the Major-General Howard Award for achievement in academics, community service and cadet training. Read more.
Running for a reason – Autism Awareness (Vero Beach, Fla.)
On January 8, 2011 I will run a race that I will not win. I will be one of several thousand participants in the Walt Disney World Half Marathon as a member of Team Up! With Autism. Read more.
Bullying to be addressed at Boyertown meeting Tuesday (New Hanover, Penn.)
Brent Sandino said he, like many others in the community, was devastated to hear of Boyertown Area High School student Jesse Buchsbaum’s suicide Oct. 25. Read more.