Autism in the News – 06.07.11
Mountain View Lodge unveiled (UK)
A holiday home aimed at families with disabled children has been completed by Cheshire West & Chester Council at its Conway Centre in Anglesey, North Wales. Read more.
Autism Up Close in Benicia (Benicia Patch)
When Anne Cardwell’s son Teddy was diagnosed at age 2, she didn’t know a lot about autism. She had received some exposure as a psychology major in college but like many parents, Cardwell and her husband, Chris, were shocked. Read more.
Autism is a Diagnosis, Not a Prognosis (About.com)
In a recent blog post, writer Kim Wombles describes her 21 -year-old son’s developmental strides. Yes, her son is autistic – but no, that doesn’t mean he can’t grow and develop throughout his life! Read more.
Island-trained pooch on the job (Canada)
Eddy, meet Donna. The first guide dog ever trained on Vancouver Island was presented to his new owner in a ceremony last week. Read more.
Boy now all smiles thanks to horses (UK)
Before coming to Heartshore Stables, near Minchinhampton, five-year-old Dylan Underhill, who has autism, never smiled. Read more.