Colorado to hold 1st state autism conference | … Where are the Autistics?

Note: It appears they forgot to include Autistics in their Autism Conference planning, events and speakers. -- Eve Reiland +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The gathering this week at CSU will focus on ways to bolster educational practices for students with autism. Source: Colorado to hold 1st state autism conference | 9news.com

Gary school apologizes after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award | WGN-TV

GARY, Ind. — An Indiana father said he was "blindsided" after a teacher gave his 11-year-old son, who has autism, an award for "most annoying male.""We just weren't expecting it," Rick Castejon told the The Times of Northwest Indiana. "As a principal or teacher, you should never let this happen to any student." Source: Gary …

When defending vaccines gets ugly [Opinion] – HoustonChronicle.com

Peter Hotez is no stranger to vitriol. Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, is an outspoken proponent of vaccines — and he lives in Texas, a state with one of the most vocal anti-vaccine lobbies in the country. He has been harassed at lectures, threatened online …