Autism in the News

Autism in the News - 01.18.12

Mother of autistic boy levels charges of bullying at Malverne school (LI Herald) Bullies at the Malverne middle school have kicked, taunted, chased and harassed autistic eighth-grader Joel Luna Menjivar, according to his mother, A... More...

Autism in the News - 01.17.12

Babies learn to speak by lip-reading, could offer autism  clues (MSNBC) For years, the conventional wisdom was that babies learned how to talk by listening to their parents. But a new study in the Proceedings of the National ... More...

Autism In The News - 01.13.2012

Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Below The Line) Once he read the book and script for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, it was “very simple” for Academy-Award nominated director Stephen Da... More...

Autism In the News - 01.12.2012

Piece by Piece: Learning to Yield Control (Eastchester) Over the summer when my son Peter was struggling with loud thunderstorms, I sent a question to Dr. Temple Grandin about the subject.... More...

Autism In The News - 01.11.2012

Autistic Teen Charged in Alleged Teacher Attack (CBS News) A 13-year-old autistic student is facing felony battery charges in Florida for allegedly hitting a middle school speech therapist in the head with headphones. ... More...

Autism In The News - 01.10.2012

'Biggest Losers' Couple to Keynote Autism Forum Feb. 15 in The Woodlands Phil and Amy Parham, contestants on the NBC TV show “The Biggest Loser” in 2008, will share their experiences as parents of an autistic c... More...

Autism In The News - 01.09.2012

Sheriff's Office preparing to launch Project Lifesaver (WBTV Lincoln County, NC) The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is preparing to launch Project Lifesaver to assist Search and Rescue operations. The system can be... More...

Autism in the News - 01.06.12

New group for Asperger families to start in Perth (Australia) A Perth group that supports families affected by autism issues is set to be reborn as a community interest company. The Spectrum Club Scotland will mark its step u... More...

Autism in the News - 01.05.12

Author of Discredited Vaccine-Autism Report Sues for Libel (Science Insider) Gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield has been defeated at nearly every round in a legal battle over his claims about autism, but he's coming back for ... More...

Autism in the News - 01.03.12

Missing Autistic Texas Woman Found (Missouri City, Texas) Houston-area woman with a form of autism who evidently wandered away from her group home has been found unharmed. ... More...

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