Autism in the News- 06.30.11
Chennai grad helps detect Autism (Silicon India)
A fresh graduate, just coming out from college, visited a local school in Chennai, and saw many children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other disorders. He found that because of the varied needs the proper therapy was not possible. Seeing that, Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan,a graduate from Anna University, India, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering and a group of medical professionals developed the ‘Automated Screening System for Developmental Disorders’. Read more.
St. Gerard House nearly finished (Blue Ridge Now)
Decked out in hues of blue, yellow and green, the new home for the St. Gerard House and Grotto and expansion for Immaculata Catholic School in Hendersonville is close to being finished. A week from this Friday, St. Gerard House, a nonprofit that offers treatment for autism and other disorders, will move into the new building, just a few doors down from its current location at 718 Oakland St. Read more.
Herschelman To Run In Autism Speaks 5K Race (The Journal News)
In April, Mikaela Herschelman, of Arnold, formerly of Raymond, ran her first 5K as part of the Illinois Marathon festivities in Champaign. Now the Lincolnwood alum is planning another race for a cause that is near and dear to her heart. Read more.
Adults on the Autism Spectrum Work on Software for InteractBooks and nonPareil Institute (PRWeb)
A new partnership between nonPareil Institute and InteractBooks™ will produce interactive children’s e-books with the help of young adults with autism spectrum disorder who have the unique ability of designing animation, layout and sound for apps and computer games. Read more.
Serve-A-Thon helps autism (Minuteman News Center)
The Fairfield Warde boy’s tennis team recently took part in their 2nd Annual Serve – A – Thon to benefit Autism Speaks. Jake Blumenfeld, senior Co – Captain of the Varsity and Johnny Blumenfeld a member of the JV team were the catalysts behind the event. Read more.