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Autism in the News – 03.10.11

Autistic basketball celebrity to speak at Logan (Southbend, Ind.)
Jason McElwain, a 22-year-old with autism who became an overnight celebrity with his basketball exploits, will serve as speaker for the Great Logan Nose-On Luncheon at noon Thursday, March 17, at Century Center. Read more.

Autism insurance bill inching up in W.Va. Senate (Charleston, W.Va.)
West Virginia would require insurance coverage for children with autism, but within limits, under a measure advancing in the state Senate. Read more.

Kaspar, the robot, helps autistic children in UK (UK)
Scientists have built a human-looking, child-sized robot to help autistic children in Britain. Read more.

Pets help children with autism (UK)
Researchers from the University of Lincoln are investigating whether family pets can help children with autism. BBC Look North’s Vicky Johnson reports. Read more.

Belleayre discounts tickets for nonprofit benefit (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
Belleayre Mountain has partnered with Kingston’s Center for Spectrum Services to present a special Ski for Autism Day Saturday. Read more.


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