Autism in the News – 02.22.11
Brain scans may someday detect autism (CNN Health)
Researchers are hoping that by using a common tool for measuring of brain activity in a new way, they may be one step closer to identifying whether a child is a greater risk for autism. Read more.
Shelby coach steps down to help son battle autism (Shelby, Ohio)
How do you devise a game plan from an incomplete scouting report? How do you prepare for an opponent you know almost nothing about? Read more.
Autistic workers can help firms grow (Star Tribune)
Temple Grandin wants more autistic people in your workplace. If they don’t become part of the workforce, your company will lose out. Read more.
Barn Fire Kills Six Therapy Horses (Pleasant Hill, Mo.)
A fire destroyed a metro stable, killing half a dozen therapy horses. The horses were lifelong partners and provided therapy for young people in need. Read more.
One Class at a Time: Lowell Elementary School (Missoula, Mont.)
The satisfaction of a job well done is an empowering feeling for Linda Burr’s students at Lowell Elementary School, especially those with autism. Read more.