It seems almost every month a new story comes out highlighting the increase of autism cases among children. The U.K.’s Observer features this poignant and personal description of a father trying to connect with his son despite the barrier of his son’s autism. As unlikely as it may sound, surfing was the way they broke through. If you’re looking for more hard data on the subject, Education Week takes a close and thorough look at the increase of autism among school-age children.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.