Autism in the News – 01.10.11
Closely Spaced Pregnancies Might Up Autism Risk: Study (HealthDay)
Having babies close together may triple the risk of autism in the second child, new research suggests. Read more.
Autism Support Network Grows Autism Resource Database, Now Lists Service Providers Across 58 Countries (Fairfield, Conn.)
Autism Support Network (ASN) announced the growth of its free global autism resources database that now covers 58 countries around the world, found at http://www.AutismSupportNetwork.com. One of the leading autism support communities available online, ASN connects families and individuals touched by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with each other, provides support and insight, and acts as a resource guide for autism treatments and therapies, news and information, services, grants, and strategies. Read more.
On the road with Robert (Kinderhook, N.Y.)
There is no traffic on this December morning. The road is open, long and flat as it meanders through the Kinderhook back country. Read more.
Autistic kids have a ball with rugby team (UK)
Autistic youngsters are being given a sporting chance with special rugby coaching sessions. Pupils from Ruchill Autism Unit trained with West of Scotland RFC. Read more.
Local girl with autism needs canine helper (Auburn, Calif.)
Allyson Gerlach is an active little girl whose panic and anxiety threaten to overwhelm her daily. Her family and friends are rallying to raise money for a service dog that could change her life. Read more.