Eliza Talal, 5, was swept away in a creek behind her Pennsylvania home, according to the Towamencin Township Police Department
— Read on people.com/human-interest/tropical-storm-isaias-leaves-at-least-7-people-dead-as-it-tears-up-east-coast/
A 5-year-old girl who wandered from her Lansdale home during Tuesday’s fierce storms has been found dead in a Montgomery County creek. Read more here.
— Read on kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/5-year-old-girl-found-dead-in-montco-creek-following-storms
Autistic Boy Without Mask Turned Away From Hersheypark, Mom Says – Across Pennsylvania, PA – According to the boy’s mother, her son also has severe asthma, which makes it difficult to wear a mask.
— Read on patch.com/pennsylvania/across-pa/autistic-boy-no-mask-denied-entry-hersheypark
Racing history will be made this weekend as ‘Racing with Autism International’ comes together for the first time in iRacing’s 24 hours of Le Mans.On Saturday 20th June, the team of racers will come…
— Read on www.teambrit.co.uk/news/racing-with-autism-international-debut-race
Nearly two dozen autistic people or their caregivers in 19 countries told Spectrum how the initial weeks of the pandemic have challenged and changed them.
— Read on www.spectrumnews.org/opinion/cross-talk/around-the-world/
The coronavirus lockdown has radically disrupted autistic people’s schedules and access to services, according to a new survey.
— Read on www.spectrumnews.org/news/quarantine-may-hit-autistic-women-and-children-hardest/
A woman with self-described “high-functioning” anxiety writes about why her condition should be taken seriously.
— Read on themighty.com/2017/04/high-functioning-anxiety-needs-to-be-taken-seriously/
The current cultural movement that insists ill intent in many normal encounters continues to ensnare those with autism, who are unable to read the social cues of others. The family of 5-year-old Nathan Putnam says their son has been punished, “labeled a sexual predator” and “accused of sexual harassment” for hugging a classmate and kissing […]
— Read on www.dailywire.com/news/5-year-old-with-autism-labeled-sexual-predator-for-kissing-a-classmate-on-the-cheek-and-hugging-another/
“That’s the most terrifying words a mother can get over the phone,” mother Audra Hughes said. “‘Your child is missing, get home now'”
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/santa-rosa-county-sheriff-office-florida-sheriffs-hounds-sniff-out-missing-boy-with-autism/
In this op-ed, Haley Moss describes what “benevolent ableism” is, and how it can be a form of bullying.
— Read on www.teenvogue.com/story/for-autistic-people-benevolent-ableism-can-be-a-form-of-bullying