Autism in the News – 03.02.11
Children’s Specialized Hospital to host Autism Symposium, March 17 (Mountainside, N.J.)
Children’s Specialized Hospital will host a special seminar titled, “2011 Trends in Autism: Hear from the Experts” on March 18, at the Pines Manor in Edison for the parents and professionals caring and treating children with autism. Read more.
Scientists Link ‘Sets’ of Genetic Abnormalities to Autism Risk (HealthDay News)
While the genetic underpinnings of autism are enormously complex, new DNA research is honing in on sets of abnormal genes that may play a role in the disorder. Read more.
Local lawyer leads 10th annual autism walk in West Palm Beach (The Palm Beach Post)
As a civil trial lawyer and partner with the firm Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, Joe Landy spends all his time fighting for victims who can’t fight for themselves – everyone from abused elderly nursing home patients to victims of corporate greed. Read more.
Autism bill waiting for Gov. McDonnell (Dailypress.com)
Conservative business groups remain opposed to a bill mandating autism insurance coverage in Virginia, pinning their final hopes on a veto from Gov. Bob McDonnell. Read more.
Conn. parents sue over fake autism therapist (Norwalk, Conn.)
Four Connecticut couples whose children received therapy from a fake autism specialist are suing a school district that hired the woman. Read more.