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Man Hits Autistic Boy
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Man Hits Autistic Boy

Single mother Marie Ralph from Newquay, U.K. is asking for understanding for people with autism and similar disabilities after her 7 year-old son was hit in the face by a 46 year-old man. Her son, Malachi, suffers from autism, Tourette's Syndrome, ADHD, sensor...
Horticulture Therapy for People with Autism w/video
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Horticulture Therapy for People with Autism w/video

In the 1600’s, patients who struggled to pay for their medical treatment turned to gardening to earn extra money. Doctors noticed a difference between these patients and those who did not engage in gardening activities. Patients who gardened recovered faster t...
How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?
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How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?

The media has been full of stories of children with special needs being abused in schools, by teachers, aides, or other students. Each story is more disturbing than the last, with distraught parents threatening lawsuits and criminal charges. How is it that a p...