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Autism in the News – 04.05.11

CafePress Celebrates Autism Awareness Month With Products That Benefit Autism Speaks (Can Mateo, Calif.)
For the second year in a row, CafePress, the leading source for high-quality custom printed products, is supporting Autism Awareness Month through its continued partnership with Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. Read more.

Walk the Walk for Autism (Hinsdale, Ill.)
A group of high school students are organizing the 2011 Walk the Walk for Autism Sunday at Hinsdale Central High School. Read more.

Armbands for autism (UK)
A North Shore school girl has gone the extra mile to help Blackpool Tiggers as part of World Autism day. Read more.

Autism expert to speak at Texas Tech about teaching social skills (Lubbock Online)
The Burkhart Family Endowed Lecture Series presents “No More Meltdowns: Handling Challenging Behaviors and Teaching Social Skills” from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen Theatre, 15th Street and Boston Avenue. Read more.

Monitor W.Va Autism Program (Wheeling News-Register)
Estimates of the number of West Virginia children affected by autism and similar behavioral disorders vary. The number could be in the 4,000 range, however, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more.

  1. April 5, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    I hope Autism Awareness Month helps the too many who misunderstand autism to grasp the reality and the implications of that reality. Understanding and support goes a long way. Most don’t support because they don’t understand.

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