Autism in the News – 01.18.12
Mother of autistic boy levels charges of bullying at Malverne school (LI Herald)
Bullies at the Malverne middle school have kicked, taunted, chased and harassed autistic eighth-grader Joel Luna Menjivar, according to his mother, Ana, who called the Herald in a desperate attempt to get help. Read more.
Dubai boxing championship details revealed (Dubai)
The organising committee of the Dubai International Boxing Championship (DIBC) held a press conference today at the Dubai Sports Council; to reveal the details of the tournament. Read more.
Baking With a Twist: Felecia Rozansky’s Recipe to Help Autism (East Meadow Patch)
Fifteen years ago, East Meadow business owner Felecia Rozansky was looking at storefronts to open a new cookie shop, but when her son Eric was diagnosed with Autism, everything came to a halt. Read more.
Giving it back: Els’ off-course passions (CNN)
As one of the world’s most successful golfers, Ernie Els has got it all. The three-time major winner is famous for his sporting achievements, but he is giving a lot back to the game he loves and the country he cherishes. Read more.
A Lack of Autism Training (Advance)
To date, my graduate student extern (referred to as “student teacher” from here on out for the sake of convenience) has been with me for two weeks now. I’m hoping she has learned a lot so far, as I know I have learned things from her already. Having a student teacher really has caused me to do some self-reflecting on my own therapy and what I could be doing better to help my students. However, that is a blog topic for another day. Read more.
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