Sunday, November 16, 2008

Australian Autism Advocate Nominated for Local Hero Award

The Wynnum Herald reports that Dr. James Morton, a clinical haematologist at South Brisbane’s Mater Hospital, has been nominated for a Local Hero Award for his work as an autism advocate. Dr. Morton helped create a leading treatment program in Australia for autistic children, the Autism Early Intervention Outcomes Unit (AEIOU) after his autistic son's early intervention program closed a year after his autism diagnosis at age 2.

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