Autism in the News – 07.20.11
Center in Union fills need for rural families struggling with autism (Union, Mo.)
It was time for an art project, but Blake Walkenhorst, 14, wandered into the corner of the room. Read more.
Penarth students’ artwork chosen for national finals (Pernarth Times)
Four Penarth students have been chosen among the finalists of Beechwood College’s national art competition – organised to showcase the creativity of young people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Read more.
‘Wandering’ Diagnosis Gets Green Light (Disability Scoop)
Starting this fall, wandering will be added to the list of descriptors doctors can use to diagnose individuals with autism, intellectual disability and other conditions. Read more.
Getting to know Special Olympians (Delaware Online)
As a high school sophomore, she began volunteering with the organization, coaching a team of athletes, spurred to do so by a cousin with autism. Read more.
RTA visits Dubai Autism Center to assess children needs (Dubai)
A team of Rail Maintenance Department, Rail Agency at Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has recently visited Dubai Autism Center as part of RTA’s community-oriented initiatives aimed at boosting interlinks with all entities in Dubai particularly those concerned with social issues. Read more.