Autism in the News – 08.31.11
Kids of older dads face risk of autism (The Times of India)
It is well known that a woman’s chances of giving birth to a child with Down Syndrome increase with age. However, a new study has suggested that men should also consider their biological clocks when planning a family. Read more.
Naperville father takes on Ironman for sons with autism (Naperville, Ill.)
Families impacted by autism know that each day brings new challenges to endure. Naperville resident Howard Weiss knows this as well as anyone. Weiss has two sons with autism disorders. Read more.
Morgan Autism Center: It’s much more than a school (San Francisco Chronicle)
The center has been serving the greater San Francisco Bay area as a leading provider of individualized educational services for people with autism since 1969. Read more.
Police handcuff enraged autistic boy, 9 (Canada)
Toronto police are defending two officers’ decision to briefly handcuff a 9-year-old autistic boy who was on a rampage at a daycare center. Read more.
Tom Loewy: The Warrior Mom doesn’t give up (Galesburg.com)
“Everyday People” — Warrior Mom set a red plastic tray down in front of her father, hustled to pour him some coffee and grab her own iced tea, returned to the table and promptly knocked a pepper shaker to the floor. Read more.