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Autism in the News – 02.02.11

House OKs insurance coverage for young children with autism (The Roanoke Times)
Advocates for autistic children moved one step closer to a long-sought legislative victory Tuesday, as the House of Delegates advanced legislation requiring some employee insurance plans to provide limited coverage for early intervention services. Read more.

Autistic pupil who ‘would never speak’ records single (UK)
A teenager from Essex with atypical autism has recorded a single, despite being told she would never speak. Read more.

TEMECULA: Autism task force meeting set for Thursday (Temecula, N.C.)
Using social media to connect the parents of children with autism will be discussed Thursday when the county’s autism task force meets in Temecula. Read more.

Fox Lane Autism Speaks Group Team Up with Bellizzi’s (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.)
The Autism Speaks Club of Fox Lane has teamed up with Bellizzi’s on a fundraiser to benefit Autism Speaks. For the month of February, Bellizzi’s will be selling for $1 paper puzzle pieces to hang in Bellizzi’s Restaurant. All proceeds from the sale of the puzzle pieces will go to Autism Speaks. Read more.

Adults With Autism May Not Understand Others’ Intentions (HealthDay News)
People with high-functioning autism have difficulty understanding others’ intentions, new research shows. Read more.

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