Autism in the News- 07.05.11
Autistic boy gets new therapy puppy (Chicago, Ill.)
A man brought an autistic boy a new therapy dog, after his first dog was stolen in Chicago, IL. Read more.
Autism Center of Green Bay opens (Green Bay, Wis.)
A project that its founder called “a huge risk, but a need so big” has become the Autism Center of Green Bay. The center, 1298 Velp Ave., Suite 1, opened June 15 to provide support and resources for parents of autistic children, and for the children themselves. Read more.
B.C.’s only autism school holds its first graduation (The Vancouver Sun)
B.C.’s only school for autistic students celebrated its first graduation last week. PALS Autism School marked the accomplishments of two students: Karl James and Danielle Kahut, pictured here with Andrea Kasunic, head of the school. Read more.
A fashionable fight against autism (Abbotsford Times)
Abbotsford’s Natasha Singh, 24, has just graduated with a degree in fashion and design, but she’s looking way beyond that with her newfound mission of helping kids be kids. Her Cotton Kids clothing line is not just ordinary playwear for youngsters. It’s specially designed and sewn for children with sensory disorders, whose skin is so sensitive even the inside seams of a T-shirt could become annoying and create a rash, or worse. Read more.
Local Divas Strut Their Stuff to Benefit Autism Awareness at High Heel Hike (Sarasota Patch)
Jules Burt embodies the essence of what it is to be a diva: The clothes, the shoes, the makeup, the accessories, the glamour and, of course, the attitude. However, the characteristic that makes Burt outshine even the brightest of diamonds is her enormous heart. Read more.