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Autism in the News – Wednesday, 05.12.10

Recent Announcements Suggest Cellceutix Is Well Positioned With Autism Compound; Pfizer and Novartis Announcements Indicate Interest in Autism by Major Companies (Beverly, Mass.)
Cellceutix Corporation, a developer of small compounds for the treatment of cancer, autism and inflammatory diseases, believes that recent announcements by major pharmaceutical companies support its strategy of developing a novel compound to treat autism spectrum disorder. Read more.

Health care law may help families with autism costs (Plano, Texas)
The health insurance overhaul passed this spring came as a relief to parents of autistic children, many of whom spend thousands of dollars out of pocket for treatments that no one else will cover. Read more.

Police Asking For Help in Finding Missing Autistic Man (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Police are asking for help in finding a 23-year-old man affected with autism and missing for almost a week. Read more.

Constant vigilance, unconditional love (Howell, N.J.)
Fifteen-year-old Sean Walsh paces in a robotic loop around the lower level of his family’s Camelot Drive, Howell, home. He circles the table in the family’s great room, pauses by his sister Shannon, then punches her in the head. Read more.

Pittsburgh Firefighter Prepares For Deployment (Pittsburgh, Penn.)
As a captain in the Pittsburgh Fire Bureau, Jeff Morris runs a tight ship, constantly drilling his firefighters at the No. 17 engine house in Homewood to be ready for any eventuality. Read more.

Mystery Surrounds Father & Son’s Death (Phoenix, Ariz.)
New information about a father and son who were killed in a car crash has some asking — could they have been rescued? Read more.

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