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Autism in the News – 10.04.11

Author clarifies fair use of autism label (The Stylus)
“In 1950, I was labeled autistic and had to grope my way from the far side of darkness,” Temple Grandin wrote in Emergence: Labeled Autistic, the summer reading book for College at Brockport freshmen this year. Read more.

Missing teen found safe at Avon hospital (Indianapolis, Ind.)
First responders breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday morning, after a 14-year-old is found at an Avon hospital. The Wayne Township Fire Department and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to a neighborhood near West 10th Street and Country Club Road around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Read more.

Autistic teen rocking with ROCK U 2 (Ocean Springs, Miss.)
Rock U 2 has been a hit amongst youngsters on the coast since it opened back in May. Since then it has become an avenue for children from all walks of life to enjoy one another and most importantly to learn music. Read more.

Pink slips for 25 Institute for Basic Research scientists on Staten Island (Staten Island, N.Y.)
Twenty-five scientists at the Institute for Basic Research in Willowbrook were handed pink slips after 56,000 union members flatly rejected a contract that included wage freezes and benefit cuts. Read more.

Calcium Benefits Autistic Children (Carson City, Nev.)
According to a new nutritional-based study research conducted by Best Practices, a licensed psychological institution servicing autistic children and their parents in southern California and the University of Montevallo, Alabama, coral calcium can greatly benefit both autistic children and their parents when taken on a regular basis, improving areas such as focus, communications skills and sleep. Read more.

 


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  1. October 4, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    So much negativity is usually related to the word autism. I want to share my story with the special feature that ESPN did on me during the Dover Autism Speaks Race and also on Nascar Now. I was diagnosed at the age of 18 months with autism. By the age of two years my symptoms greatly worsened. Here is the feature that ESPN did. I hope it inspires other kids and their families who struggle with autism to hold onto their dreams and pursue them with all their might.http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=l_zJIgb417o

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