Autism in the News – 09.08.11
Study moves towards unlocking autism mystery (Australia)
A new study has discovered there are different biological types of autism, with genetics, the immune system and the environment all thought to be factors in causing the varied forms. Read more.
Autism Memoir Author Monica Holloway to Appear on Autism America Radio 9/17 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Acclaimed author Monica Holloway will join Autism America Radio as a special guest, sharing her journey with autism and discussing her book “Cowboy and Wills” on Saturday, September 17 from 3-5 p.m. PT on KTLK 1150 AM. Read more.
Letter: Barrier of autism is hopeless attitude (FDL Reporter)
My desire is to create a better understanding and greater public awareness of the needs of the autistic. Read more.
BREAKING NEWS: Police find body of missing 5-year-old girl in Hampton (Hampton, Va.)
Hampton police say they have found the body of a girl who disappeared Wednesday evening. On Thursday, September 8, 2011, at 7:45 a.m., divers from the Virginia State Police were assisting in the search for Kaymania Catta when they discovered a body matching her description in a lake approximately two blocks from her home. Read more.
Nixon lauds autism center’s response (Joplin, Mo.)
Amanda Dillard, of Carl Junction, said her daughter, Reagan, would have lost ground after the May 22 tornado if not for efforts by workers at the Ozark Center for Autism. Read more.