Autism in the News – 03.15.11
Exclusive Getty preschool plagued by controversy over false autism diagnosis (San Francisco, Calif.)
An exclusive independent preschool run and paid for by the Getty family has come under fire after allegations that the school’s director has been making wrongful autism diagnosis. Read more.
Police use Project Lifesaver to assist in locating person with autism (Rochester, N.Y.)
Rochester police and Olmsted County sheriff’s deputies used an emergency transmitter provided by Project Lifesaver on Saturday to locate a 17-year-old boy who left a care facility. Read more.
Hampton, Newport News schools getting expert help with autism services (Daily Press)
Autism experts will embed at schools in Hampton and Newport News to help develop high-quality programming for students with autism during the next three years. Read more.
Students with autism, Asperger’s develop iPad app (Plano, Texas)
One of the newest iPad apps might be a little hard to find, but it’s a milestone for a small Plano nonprofit trying to set up working futures for adults who have autism and its high-functioning variant, Asperger’s syndrome. Read more.
Brain Balance Achievement Centers Participates in 2011 Autism Expo (Carmel, Ind.)
Brain Balance Achievement Centers in Indianapolis is participating as an exhibitor at the 2011 Autism Expo, which takes place Saturday, March 26 in Carmel, Ind. Read more.