Autism in the News- 07.07.11
Camp helps kids with autism have fun (The Manhattan Mercury)
At some point Wednesday morning, a girl decided she wanted to be a “cheetah” goat at the Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp. She took the cheetah print sheet, draped it over her body and got on all fours. After practicing her goat noises and crawling, she was ready for her close-up. Read more.
Autism: One family’s journey (Turn Again Times)
When her adopted 23-month-old child got off of the airplane that brought him from Russia, Elaine Hall was excited. She was about to start a life with her new son. But Elaine had no idea that she was about to take on a journey that would change her life and the lives of so many others. Read more.
Family fun for launch of Newham autism society branch (UK)
A host of events are planned for a fun day in Beckton this Saturday for families, friends and professionals who have been affected by autism and want to raise awareness while enjoying themselves in the sun. Read more.
Family in fight to get support for autistic son (Australia)
A family say they have been discriminated against by the State Government because their autistic son cannot access disability support services. Read more.
Popular autism therapy a bit closer to insurance coverage (The Seattle Times)
Two recent events come as good news for parents of children with autism — some of whom have struggled to pay for an expensive therapy not now covered by state-funded insurance plans. Read more.