Autism in the News – 12.23.10
Autism parents battle on: backers aim to reintroduce bill to require insurance coverage (Genesee County, Mich.)
Nine-year-old Remi Bossardet wants to be a mayor when he grows up, or maybe an actor, or possibly a football player. Read more.
PS 205 breaks barriers with program (Oakland Gardens, N.Y.)
The special education students in the PS 205 building in Oakland Gardens used to be known as “those kids upstairs.” Read more.
Retiring deputy head is ‘part of school’s fabric’ (UK)
A deputy headteacher who has worked at a school for children with learning difficulties since it was founded is retiring to the seaside. Read more.
Company redesigns bedroom for autistic boy (Nashua, N.H.)
P.J. Davey is changing lives and paying it forward – one brush stroke at a time. In June 2009, Davey, of Nashua, launched Paint It Forward, a company dedicated to helping people who have served overseas, have suffered immense loss or have survived a devastating illness. Read more.
New Organisations Authorised To Certify Disability Assist Dogs (New Zealand)
Local Government Minister Rodney Hide today announced the addition of Perfect Partners Dogs Trust and Assistance Dogs New Zealand Trust to the list of organisations authorised to certify disability assist dogs. Read more.