Autism in the News – Monday, 01.24.11
iPad Apps for Autism: A Spreadsheet of Reviews and Recommendations (Squidalicious)
Instead of making folks ferret out multiple posts for apps info, I’ve put together a spreadsheet of iPad apps for people with autism — the ones that work for Leo, yes, but eventually lots of other apps as well. Read more.
Series focuses on spectrum of autism in youths (Salem, Ore.)
Britt Collins had her Salem audience dancing Saturday — well sort of. At one point in her lecture “Practical Use of Sensory Integration” for children, Collins had the scores on hand at the Salem Hospital Community Health Education Center standing with their left hand and right foot stretched out. Then she had them jump and switch, back and forth, back and forth. Read more.
New program in Swansea brings autistic kids back home (Swansea, Mass.)
Billy Cooper had no choice but to pursue his high school education out of the district, and away from his home. Read more.
Red Kite Round Up engages autistic children (Chicago, Ill.)
The Red Kite Round Up is back for its third year with a new multi-sensory performance that is tailored to meet the needs of children with a wide range of autism. Read more.
New Sherman Oaks center aims to help children with autism-related disorders (Sherman Oaks, Calif.)
Seeking to provide much-needed services to young people with problems related to autism, a new center is slated to open Monday in Sherman Oaks. Read more.