Autism Awareness Day on CBS

By rickColosimo / April 10, 2009 /

Dylan was on CBS’s The Early Show last Thursday. Some additions: when he was in a home program, the total cost was $2k a week; now it’s $2k a month on top of what he gets at school. Dylan attends REED Academy, a private nonprofit school focused on providing a science-based intervention for children on…

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Logo contest on crowdSPRING

By rickColosimo / April 10, 2009 /

We’re running a logo contest on crowdSPRING for a social network-based site serving the ASD (autistic spectrum disorder) community. Besides wanting to see a greater variety of designs from different people rather than a number of variations on a theme from one person, I wanted to see how the original “thoughtstorm.com” might have functioned. My…

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NYT sidesteps Godwin’s Law

By rickColosimo / April 10, 2009 /

Today’s NYT has a story about a former Capitol Hill staffer who is a “dissenter” and “skeptic” on climate change issues. He might even be a “misinformer.” Congratulations to the NYT for breaking out the thesaurus and not calling the guy a “denier.” That term is loaded and hateful in its message. I humbly submit…

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NYC Area — Parent on NYC Nonstop @ 7PM EST

By rickColosimo / April 2, 2009 /

NYC Area — Our friend and fellow REED parent Shelly Milstein will be on the Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough on NYC Nonstop tonight, LIVE at 7 PM Eastern. Oh, and Suzanne Wright of Autism Speaks will be there too. (Ok, I’m biased.)  Here’s the place to find the right channel for your cable system.

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