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Autism in the News – 07.23.10

Dewey Beach Lions Clubhouse to be used for culinary training (Cape Gazette)
The kitchen in the new Dewey Beach Lions Club Community Center on McKinley Ave. will be used, in part, by Chimes Inc. to train people with cognitive disabilities in kitchen skills and culinary arts. Read more.

Parents finding benefit in teaching babies sign language as well as speech (KansasCity.com)
Toward the end of lunch, Phoenix Ferragame, 17 months old, raised both hands in front of his chest and tapped his fingertips together. Read more.

Marathon men make it 21 in a row (Ireland)
It’s a mammoth task for any long distance runner – 32 marathons in 32 days across 32 counties. Read more.

Stem cell aid sought for autistic son (Ottawa)
She’s a desperate parent, and she’s running out of options. Read more.

Special needs unit at Malmesbury Primary School could be saved in U-turn (UK)
Parents battling to save the special needs unit at Malmesbury Primary School from closing have expressed their delight after Wiltshire Council revealed that plans could be reversed in a dramatic U-turn. Read more.

  1. July 24, 2010 at 12:31 pm

    Please check out another story, on film, of a marathon runner doing 63 marathons in 63 days for a rare childhood disease, ataxiatalangictasia (AT)! It is called FEAT. It’s a remarkable story that is truly inspirational. Both the story of the runner and those of the children with this fatal, incurable disease are moving and full of hope. You can see clips or buy the movie (just released) at http://www.featmovie.com/

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