Autism in the News – 01.11.11
RIH Board Mulling In-District Autism Program (Wyckoff Patch)
The Ramapo-Indian Hills School Board of Education is considering moving autism services in-district. Read more.
Couple promises $10 million for autism research (The Columbus Dispatch)
As the number of children diagnosed with autism continues to grow, top researchers at Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital will have help trying to unlock some of the mysteries of the illness thanks to a $10 million gift. Read more.
New centre to help autistic children (UK)
More children with autism could benefit from mainstream education if proposals for a new £750,000 specialist centre at a Whitley school get the go-ahead. Read more.
Mitchel Musso returns to Texas as often as possible (The Dallas Tribune)
Mitchel Musso takes every opportunity to finagle a trip back to his hometown. The 19-year-old, Garland-born, Rockwall-reared singer and actor admits to “playing out every angle that I can to stay in Texas a little bit longer.” Read more.
Temple Grandin speaks of accomplishments, autism, at Calvin’s January Series (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
For a person who once connected more with cattle than people and calmed herself in a homemade squeeze machine, Temple Grandin has certainly developed a following. Read more.