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Autism in the News – 05.19.11

Marc to tell his inspiring tale to Swindon autism group (UK)
When Marc Fleisher was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 11, his parents were told that their son “would never amount to anything.” Read more.

Aeros Players and Orbit go to school (Akron, Ohio)
S.U.P.E.R. Learning Center welcomed Aeros players and mascot Orbit to their school on April 27. Infielder, Karexon Sanchez, an International free agent signed by the Indians from Venezuela, and Pitcher, Bryan Price from Corpus Christi, Texas spoke to the children. Read more.

Kids in Mass. entering autism programs at an earlier age (My Fox Boston)
Kids are being treated for autism at an earlier age here in Massachusetts. Read more.

Clown meets Dragons (Canada)
Both of Lisa Godin’s sons have a form of autism called Fragile X Syndrome. In order for her to be there for her boys as they were growing up, she had to find a job that allowed her to come and go as her kids needed and was helpful in fostering their development. “A regular job wasn’t going to hold me,” she said. Read more.

Wandsworth students move ahead with joint art project (UK)
A joint community art project between two Wandsworth schools is gathering pace after a number of successful meetings between the groups. Read more. 

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