Autism in the News – 05.11.11
Autistic Oakdale man connects through his painting (Oakdale, Ky.)
Trent Altman’s abstract acrylic paintings and mixed media collages have been featured at the St. James Court Art Show, the Mellwood Arts Center, where he has a studio, and the Autism One Conference in Chicago. Read more.
Making sense of a puzzle of symptoms (Charlotte Observer)
About a year ago, I walked out of our son’s elementary school feeling like the blood had drained from my body. I got into my car, closed the door and screamed. Read more.
Autistic boy ID’d as body found in Laval river (Canada)
The body of Adam Benhamama — a three-year-old with a mild form of autism who has been missing since April in Laval, Que. — has been found in the Mille-Îles River on the north side of the city near Terrebonne. Read more.
Brevard County Schools Select Maximum Potential’s Video Based Autism Training Program (Digital Journal)
The Brevard County School District is taking a major step to help the growing number of children with autism succeed. The district has been utilizing a new video based autism training program from Maximum Potential to train its teachers, specialists and staff. The district selected Maximum Potential’s program based on its ability to train across a wide range of fields within the district.
Son Rise Cup For Autism Football Festival (UK)
The 6th Son-Rise Cup has moved up another gear! Not only do we have tournaments for all ages from 8- 16yrs and Ladies, girls and of course the Men’s quality matches but now we include a Disability Tournament for Adults which takes this event to higher ground! We are also extremely lucky to have the use of Tavistock Community Football Club’s wonderful facilities and the College All Weather Pitches, to make the event more special. Read more.