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Autism in the News – 08.01.11

Creative Solutions Highlight Autism Forum (Highland Park Patch)
Fort Sheridan resident Latonya Harris is the mother of an 11 year-old girl with cognitive impairment. Relatively new to the area, she has been frustrated in finding resources to help her daughter. Read more.

Mum campaigns to raise awareness about Autism (UK)
A mother has praised the dedication of a pre-school which helped diagnose and support her son with Autism – a condition she believes needs greater awareness. Read more.

Introducing Ruth, an Adult on the Autism Spectrum (About.com)
I recently asked adults and teens with autism spectrum diagnoses to share their stories.  I’m delighted to say that I’ve already received one wonderful submission from Ruth, a 23-year-old from Scotland.  Ruth was diagnosed with autism as an adult, and her experiences may ring a bell for many readers.  Read more.

Lincoln Avenue Grad to Hold Hope for Autism Yoga Fundraiser (Sayville, N.Y.)
On August 6, the Hope for Autism Yoga Day will be held in Sayville at 116 Green Avenue. The outdoor yoga event is made possible by a recent Lincoln Avenue graduate named Kiera Golon who was awarded one of the annual Erin Halliday-Duffy scholarships. Read more.

Upminster teenager, Tom Bell, 16 shows off his talent for photography (UK)
You might be forgiven for thinking that they were the handiwork of wildlife expert and photographer, Chris Packham but they are the workmanship of 16-year-old Tom Bell. Read more.

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  1. August 1, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    I am glad to read about that case of a pre-school which helped diagnose and support her son with autism. I think all diagnoses could begin at school and pre-school with an extended treatment supervised by parents. Yes, parents should have more information about that and they should know how to detect autism.
    All the best,
    Gerard

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