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Autism in the News – 06.03.11

Looking For Early Signs Of Autism In Brain Waves (NPR)
A technology that monitors electrical activity in the brain could help identify infants who will go on to develop autism, scientists say. Read more.

Autism Speaks Fundraising And Awareness Event (Port Chester, N.Y.)
Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organizations 10th annual Westchester/Fairfield Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising and awareness event will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division in White Plains, N.Y. Read more.

Authorities Search For Woman Missing Since Monday (Baltimore, Md.)
Police in Prince George’s and Baltimore counties are working together to find a missing 20-year-old woman. Read more.

‘Covert Affairs’ Star Opens Up About Son’s Autism (Disability Scoop)
Just a few years ago actor Christopher Gorham didn’t know much at all about disabilities. Today, however, he’s front and center on USA Network’s “Covert Affairs” (Tuesdays at 10/9 central) as Auggie Anderson, a CIA agent who lost his sight while on assignment. And in real life the father of three is no stranger to the disability community either. Gorham’s son Lucas, 10, was recently diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Read more.

Home in Marlborough with a Future for Locals with Autism (Marlborough, Mo.)
Debbie Lewis always hoped her son would have a chance at independent living, but she knew it was a long shot. Read more.

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