Jakob Crowe may not have spoken his first word until he was 3 years old, but music certainly speaks to him. Jakob is an 11-year-old musician who is making his mark at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas as the youngest student to join the school’s jazz ..
I am hugely encouraged by the growing public awareness of autism spectrum disorders and the increase of public services to many of those affected. World Autism Awareness Day not only fosters greater understanding, it empowers parents into seeking early intervention therapies and calls for the full integration of persons with autism into society. It also invites policy-makers to encourage schools to open their doors to students with autism. With adequate support, they can -- and should -- be educated in the ..