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Autism in the News – 02.08.11

Autistic young adults missing out on much-needed services (St. Louis, Mo.)
What happens to young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) once they graduate high school and are no longer entitled to services? Read more.

Bill mandates autism insurance coverage (Richmond, Va.)
Health insurance plans provided by the state government and other large employers would have to cover services for young children with autism under a bill approved by the House of Delegates. Read more.

iPads Provide Needed Tool for Conn. Autism Students (Stamford, Conn.)
Olivia Shea swiped her finger across the bottom of the screen, bringing her iPad to life. Read more.

Autism Awareness Project Kick-Off a Success (Hamilton, N.Y.)
The Colgate women’s hockey team had a successful weekend with its Autism Awareness Project. So far, the team has raised $12,000 towards autism research from the Player Puzzle Fundraiser and donations over the weekend. Read more.

Paducah Police issue Golden Alert for missing woman with autism (Paducah, Ky.)
Police launched a search Monday night for a 20-year-old woman with autism who walked away from the hospital where her aunt works. Read more.

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