Autism in the News – Monday, 12.13.10
Going Global (Chair’s Corner with Susan Axelrod)
CURE is co-sponsoring, along with Autism Speaks and the International League Against Epilepsy, a first-of-its kind task force meeting in NY to discuss how to promote research in epilepsy and autism, which so often appear in the same children. Read more.
Utah rehabilitation clinic finds work for disabled (Logan, Utah)
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Klomp knows how to make his colleagues laugh at work. Once, before his shift was about to start, he waited in the dark before jumping out and surprising his job coach with a mighty “Boo!” Read more.
Hold inquest into autistic man’s death (Kentucky.com)
When a 21-one-year old man who has autism dies under circumstances that are not fully explained, his family and the community deserve to learn the events leading up to his death through a coroner’s inquest. Read more.
VIU students help people with autism (Canada)
Students at Vancouver Island University raised money to help Nanaimo-area children and adults with autism and their families. Read more.
Autism’s growth leaves TN schools unprepared (The Tennessean)
Cara Crosby-Wilson collects about two pink slips a week from Fairview Elementary School in Williamson County, outlining her second-grader’s disciplinary problems. He’s too blunt, which makes other kids feel bullied. Read more.