Skip navigation

Calls to Action

Autism in the News - 01.27.12

NH school principal dives in river to rescue boy (Rochester, N.H.) An elementary school principal in New Hampshire jumped into a frozen river to save a 10-year-old student who fell through the ice. Read more.

Assembly passes set of mental health care bills (Sacramento, Calif.) The state Assembly on Thursday passed a set of bills intended to broaden the mental health and health care services covered by private insurance plans. Read more.

7-year-old girl killed in fire (wymt tv) A mother, her 19 and 7 year old daughters, and 2 month grandchild were in their home off Amos Baker road in the Sand Gap community when a fire broke out. Read more.

Health Insurance News (UK) It could be possible to detect autism at a much earlier age than previously thought, according to a team of international researchers. Read more.

Angels, Duck, stars bowl for autism (Orange County Register) The event, hosted by ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment) and the Eddie Guardado Foundation, will take place at Bowlmor Lanes, 2405 Park Avenue, Tustin, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Read more.

Autism Speaks’ daily blog “Autism in the News” is a mix of top news stories of the day. Autism Speaks does not vet the stories and the views contained therein do not necessarily reflect Autism Speaks beliefs or point of view.

The Autism Speaks blog features opinions from people throughout the autism community. Each blog represents the point of view of the author and does not necessarily reflect Autism Speaks' beliefs or point of view.