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Autism in the News – 10.13.11

Living with Rett, longing for a cure: Scarborough parents hope experimental hormone will help their daughter (The Forecaster)
Mornings are a slow process for Annie Nee. The 10-year-old Wentworth Intermediate School student is helped out of bed and through the typical morning routine by her mother and an in-home nurse. Read more.
Project Team Train: Pre-Vocational Skills Program For Teens on The Spectrum (Barista)
As large numbers of children on the autism spectrum move through adolescence, there is growing concern about the dismal statistics on adult employment levels for people with autism or disabilities like attention deficit disorder. Read more.
Old bikes needed for repair shop (UK)
Young people with autism who are getting work experience at a charity cycle workshop in Worksop are appealing for old bikes to be donated. Read more.
Autism Ontario North Bay and Area set to host DSO info night (Canada)
On July 1, 2011 a new organization opened in North Bay and in 8 other centers across Ontario. This new organization is designed to: Read more.
Autism support cuts mental issues (UK)
Sir.–In light of World Mental Health Day, I thought it necessary to highlight how many people with autism develop mental health problems through a lack of support. Read more.