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Autism In the News – 01.12.2012

Piece by Piece: Learning to Yield Control (Eastchester)
Over the summer when my son Peter was struggling with loud thunderstorms, I sent a question to Dr. Temple Grandin about the subject.Read More.

Little Known About How Autism Affects Teen Drivers: Researchers (Newsday)
Two-thirds of driving-age American teens with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder are currently driving or plan to drive, and these teens have a number of common characteristics, a new study says. Read More.

New Program Uses Art, Dance as Therapy (Norcross Patch)
A new program at a local community center seeks to help children with autism and other cognitive disabilities with a unique medium: the arts. Read More.

Little Known About How Autism Affects Teen Drivers: Researchers (US News: Health)
Two-thirds of driving-age American teens with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder are currently driving or plan to drive, and these teens have a number of common characteristics, a new study says. Read More.

DDS seeks Mini-ACES registrations (LDN News)
Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley and Easter Seals are enrolling for Mini-ACES, a social group specifically designed for children ages 5 through 12 with Asperger’s syndrome and high-functioning autism. The program provides opportunities to enhance socialization and friendships among youth, according to a news release. Read More.

Autism Speaks’ daily blog “Autism in the News” is a mix of top news stories of the day. Autism Speaks does not vet the stories and the views contained therein do not necessarily reflect Autism Speaks beliefs or point of view.

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