Autism Watch: 2007

Latest autism news articles

Posted on: December 4, 2007

I’ve been offline most of the week — I took the week off, with my husband, to Christmas shop and get prepped for ds’s birthday/party this weekend — so I’m a bit behind but here’s a few I saw this week.

Lesson in Autism Planned for Police  (News Transcript, New Jersey)

Now I just wish that this was mandatory for all police departments, everywhere.

Report: Fever Improves Autism Symptoms (CBS News)

When my son was hospitalized around Christmas last year for a stomach virus that dehydrated him, a doctor who’d never treated him before couldn’t believe his diagnosis. Autism? This cooperative kid? This “kid,” our son, was so sick, he couldn’t lift his head, much less bite himself or yell at someone. There’s definitely something to this idea that symptoms are better when ill, and I hope they spend more time on this.

Autistic Children Face Holiday Challenges (The Republican, Massachusetts)

This isn’t so much ‘news’ as it is interesting, given the time of year.


1 Response to "Latest autism news articles"

Your knowledge is quite useful.

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