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Autism in the News – 06.15.11

Four Appointed to Autism Council (South Brunswick Patch)
Gov. Chris Christie named four new members to the Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism this week.  Read more.

No Front-Runner to Tee Off in Upcoming U.S. Open (Fox News)
The U.S. Open kicks off Thursday at Congressional Country Club outside Washington, D.C., with more uncertainty about the eventual outcome since Tiger Woods made his professional major championship debut a winning one in 1997. Read more.

Special needs playground (Daily Herald)
As part of its Community Hero Award ceremony, the city of Eagle Mountain dedicated a new playground that is designed to be accessible to children with special needs. Read more.

Sex abuse claims in Wendrow case fall apart in court (Detroit Free Press)
Prosecutors called psychologist Sandra McClennen to the stand. It was the second day of an evidentiary hearing in their case against Julian Wendrow, a West Bloomfield father accused of raping his autistic, mute daughter.  Read more.

 The big Interview: Ernie is father first – then golfer (The New Age)
When Ernie Els embraced his future wife Liezl 14 years ago after he won his second US Open at Congressional, the group hug included his father, Neels. In the bedlam that Father’s Day, Neels missed his son in the congratulatory embrace and accidentally ended up slapping Ernie’s mother, Hettie, instead. Read more.

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