Autism in the News – Monday, 11.29.10
Schools bear special education growth, costs (Bakersfield.com)
Mary and Monte Leighton knew after David was born there was something going on with him. A doctor soon confirmed — David showed signs of autism. For schooling, doctors recommended the infant development program at Richardson Center, and at 20 months, he started school there. Read more.
Autistic children helped by Liz’s new Engine Shed (UK)
A mobberly mum has set up a group that she hopes will allow autistic children to make friends while enjoying one of their favourite past times. Read more.
Think sensory presents for children with autism (Brownsville Herald)
A few days before Thanksgiving, Marshall was sitting at a work table in school. When the teacher walked into the room, she could see that the little boy had been crying. Read more.
A Song for Autism: Talented carer lines up all-star charity concert (UK)
For 10 years, talented singer-songwriter John Taylor has worked as a carer for people with autism. But now he leaving the job he loves so much to pursue a dream career in music after being signed to a top American label. Read more.
County prosecutor fights for insurance coverage for autistic daughter (Fort Worth, Texas)
Leticia Martinez knew early on that something was not right with her baby girl. Read more.