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 […]
“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
Prosecutors said the man purchased accidental death insurance policies on his sons and domestic partner before driving them off a pier.
— Read on www.koat.com/article/officials-dad-may-face-death-penalty-for-driving-sons-with-severe-autism-off-pier-killing-them/28435418
A Georgia man who sexually abused a North Carolina girl and held her captive for more than a year will not spend a day in prison. The Atlanta…
— Read on www.crimeonline.com/2019/04/26/no-prison-for-predator-who-held-autistic-anorexic-girl-captive-for-a-year-forcing-her-to-perform-sex-acts-for-food/
Caroline County Sheriff’s Office car to highlight Autism Awareness – Fredericksburg Today
— Read on fredericksburg.today/2019/03/02/caroline-county-sheriffs-office-car-to-highlight-autism-awareness/
These classic toys are more then just fun and games!
— Read on www.koat.com/article/lego-therapy-for-kids-with-autism/26978648
Authorities in Texas are requesting the public’s assistance in a desperate search for a missing autistic boy who was last seen Sunday afternoon. The boy, 7-year-old Xavion Young,…
— Read on www.crimeonline.com/2019/01/07/urgent-help-needed-as-search-for-missing-7-year-old-nonverbal-autistic-boy-continues-into-2nd-day-police/
Can autism be treated with a simple microbial-based therapy? – TMC News
— Read on www.tmc.edu/news/2018/12/can-autism-be-treated-with-a-simple-microbial-based-therapy/
Relatives confirmed the death of Georgia man with autism who went overboard this week, revealing that he possibly leapt off the ship as he mistakenly believed he was…
— Read on www.crimeonline.com/2018/12/20/autistic-man-on-carnival-cruise-jumps-overboard-possibly-thinking-he-was-going-swimming-family/