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Autism in the News – 04.18.11

How Much Should Families Sacrifice for Their Children with Autism? (About.com)
This post is an updated version of a piece I wrote in 2007.  The first 19 comments are from that time; they still seem as relevant today.  Please feel free to add your thoughts or to vote in the poll! Read more.

Robert MacNeil talks about ‘Autism Now’ (CNN)
April is Autism Awareness Month and broadcast vet, Robert MacNeil tells the story of ‘Autism Now’ in a 6-part broadcast series beginning today and an online component where viewers can join the conversation. He speaks to CNN’s American Morning on his personal experience with Autism and his spreading awareness. Read more.

Fire safety for persons with autism (Philippines)
Last April 12 this year, six-year-old child with autism Jose Sixto Hernandez, died from a fire that razed his family’s home in Pakil, Laguna. Read more.

Appleton library, children’s museum step up for kids with autism (Appleton, Wis.)
“When you’ve met one autistic child, you’ve met one autistic child” is a saying Walter Frick has posted on his Facebook wall. Read more.

Faces of autism exhibit on display at APSU (The Leaf Chronicle)
Faces and Voices of Autism, a unique exhibition that combines photographs of children and adolescents with autism with personal stories told by people in their lives, will be on display at Austin Peay State University through April 22. Read more.

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