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Turkey – Parents file petition seeking improvement of educational provisions for children with autism
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Turkey – Parents file petition seeking improvement of educational provisions for children with autism

Ankara, Turkey - The parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have revealed plans to file a petition with an ombudsman citing rampant violations of the rights of special needs students within the nation’s public school system. According to the ...
Saudi government stepping up for children with autism
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Saudi government stepping up for children with autism

Jeddah - The Ministry of Social Affairs has announced that it will bear the entire cost of caring for children with autism and Down syndrome at domestic care centers. The Ministry has received SR250 million from the Finance Ministry to pay towards the rehab...
Singaporean mother charged with murdering her autistic son
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Singaporean mother charged with murdering her autistic son

Singapore - 42-year-old Koh Sook Hoon was charged Monday with killing her 7-year-old son with autism. According to local media and officials the body was found at the end of their high-rise public housing block. The boy had lived with his parents, grandparents...
Controversial Chinese School Uses “Violent” Method to Cure Autism
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Controversial Chinese School Uses “Violent” Method to Cure Autism

Sichuan Province, China - He Xiaoyn, founder of Leyironghe Kindergarten in Ziyang, southwest China's Sichuan Province, claims to have "cured" 10 children with autism using her controversial, somewhat violent method. Her approach consists of using extreme negat...