Autism in the News – 11.23.11
Where Invisible Robots Rule (Atlantic City Weekly)
In Frank Quigley’s world, an Invisible robot protects us all. His arch nemesis, Rock Man, is constantly threatening the world. It’s what super villains do. Read more.
Photography program aids developmentally (St. Louis Today)
A program in the St. Louis area is offering proof that those with development disabilities can make meaningful contributions and showcase talents just like anyone else. Read more.
Welcome back, Wayne Cotter (Cleveland Jewish News)
Wayne Cotter may have an engineering degree, but these days when he works, he sharpens his wit instead of his pencils. Read more.
Single mom seeking bright holiday for kids (The Daily Herald)
An unemployed, single mother in Columbia is trying to raise two sons on child support and food stamps. With the local jobless rate hovering above 12 percent, her story might not be that unusual. Except for this: Her youngest boy, 9, has a rare auto-immune condition. He must get nourishment through a feeding tube. He also struggles with autism. Read more.
New ‘breathtaking’ studios unveiled at Muswell Hill school (Haringey Independent)
Pupils at an specialist school for young people with autism have been given a helping hand into the world of work thanks to new facilities unveiled yesterday. Read more.