Autism in the News – 08.12.11
Stephen Strasburg’s Rehab Start Hampers Autism Awareness Night (Washington, D.C.)
Stephen Strasburg is making his second rehab start in Potomac on Friday night, which is good news for the Potomac Nationals and almost anyone in the area. The stadium is expected to be sold out, and in fact will probably end up being over capacity. It does, however, present a complication for one specific group of people. Read more.
Wall Street Traders Stand Against Autism in Paddling Race Around Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Dan Jones wasn’t planning to wear a tie to work today. Instead, the managing director of mortgage sales and trading at Gleacher & Co. Securities was going to wear shorts and paddle around Manhattan standing up on an oversized surfboard. Read more.
PRINCETON: New Eden Autism school due to open this fall (Princeton, N.J.)
A new 30,000-square-foot school to serve autistic children and young adults is scheduled to open in the fall at Princeton Forrestal Village. Read more.
Special toys for special children (Thailand)
Nong Luk Hin, a boy who suffers from severe cerebral palsy, reacts to few stimuli and has no toys that can help him learn by playing. Read more.
Police Seek Missing 17-Year-Old With Asperger’s (East Hampton-Portland Patch)
Middletown Police are searching for a Middletown teen with Asperger’s who left home early Thursday to go fishing in Westbrook. Read more.