Autism has had a growing presence in the press. We are linking to some of the articles we think are worth reading.
Norma Holland from Many Voices, Many Visions discusses the unique partnership between local police and autism advocates with Lawana Jones, Founder and CEO of The Autism Council of Rochester and Irondequoit Police Chief Richard Tantalo. The partnership focuses on offering training for first responders so they’ll know how to best handle a situation involving someone on the spectrum. The idea is to improve understanding and build community.
This article from HealthSource Magazine (May 2015) discusses the first business to get all their employees Autism Certifications
Golf great Ernie Els spent 8 years with his own money to build a school for children on the Autism spectrum.
The Obama administration is warning state and local officials not to discriminate against people with disabilities who have children or would like to.