Wednesday, April 2, 2008

CNN covers autism stories all day

Lola Vartanian's autism was diagnosed two months
ago but her mother says she is doing well with therapy.

In honor of the United Nations-designated World Autism day, CNN has devoted much of its April 2 coverage to a package of stories called "Autism: Unraveling the mystery." Its Web site lists about 20 stories and videos, as well as links to blog, resources, and an audio slideshow, "Faces of autism."

It's wonderful to see CNN treat this topic with such depth and seriousness. I haven't critiqued the coverage because I haven't had time to watch it, but I admire CNN's effort to be comprehensive.

Here's the CNN Web site story list: