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Autism in the News – 02.11.11

House passes autism bill by a vote of 96-1 (Charleston, W. Va.)
Bills often spark extensive debate on the House floor before they pass or fail, but on Thursday, action on the House autism bill drew repeated offerings of praise and thanks after it passed. Read more.

Proposed Conn. law targets bogus autism therapists (Hartford, Conn.)
A group of Connecticut lawmakers wants to make it a crime for people to pretend to have specialized training to treat children with autism spectrum disorders. Read more.

Autism-Friendly Dining Offered In Del Mar (San Diego, Calif.)
Sergio Gonzales is happy that a Denny’s Restaurant in Del Mar is offering a special dining opportunity for families with autism. Read more.

Children’s best friend (Canada)
Autism Support Dogs, a companion charity to BC Guide Dog Services, is pleased to thank Variety – The Children’s Charity, for their significant financial support from the 2010 Variety Show of Hearts Telethon. Read more.

IPads Engage and Educate Kids With Autism (AOL News)
When people watch Leo Rosa’s fingers tap-slide-tap their way in and out of the mini-worlds contained on his iPad, they notice one thing: This kid knows what he’s doing. Read more.

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