Autism in the News- 07.27.11
Community Rallies to Break Eden Autism 5k and Fun Run Fundraising Record (Princeton, N.J.)
Eden Autism Services’ 8th annual Eden Autism 5k Race and 1-Mile Fun Run, sponsored by Munich Re, took place on July 17th and broke last year’s fundraising record with $125,000 in net proceeds. Read more.
Mother to run 13 miles inspired by autistic daughter (U.K.)
A mother whose daughter endured bullying due to autism is running a half marathon to raise money for other sufferers. Sophie Walker, 40, of Avondale Avenue, North Finchley, has been in training for the Royal Parks Half Marathon, which will see her do a circuit of major parks in central London. Read more.
Camp Brings Summer Fun To Autistic Children (San Marcos, Texas)
Frisbees soared and scooters skated across the Crockett Elementary School gym floor, but 8-year-old Sebastian Tamez chose not to take part in these activities. This was his second week at camp, and he knew what he wanted to do: go swimming. Read more.
Camp Jigsaw helps adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (Mississippi State, Miss.)
For adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, a new summer camp at Mississippi State combines fun activities with exercises designed to help participants overcome common communication and socialization effects. Read more.
Stand by autistic children, parents urge government (Bangladesh)
Parents living with autistic children have urged the government to stand by them with sustainable programmes for healthy growth of the victims as the ongoing international conference on autism came as a beacon light to the families concerned. Read more.