New York lawmaker pushes for ID cards for individuals with autism

Rotterdam, N.Y. — A lawmaker in New York is pushing for ID cards for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Angelo Santabarbara of District 11 is hoping that individuals living with autism spectrum disorder in New York can soon avail themselves of an autism ID card, which is meant to help inform others of the […]

First responders attend autism awareness training

Sandy Springs, Ga. — Personnels from the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue and the Sandy Springs Police Department underwent autism awareness training last week to help them communicate effectively with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) especially during times of emergencies. According to the training’s organizer, Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Medical Services Officer Patrick Flaherty: “Recognizing […]

Concerns voiced over autistic children locked in Isolation Rooms in PEI schools

Prince Edward Island, Canada – Concerns have been voiced due to cases of autisctic children being locked in isolation rooms in schools on Prince Edward Island, Canada. During question time or period as known on the island, concerned parents told provincial legislature, opposition MPA James Aylward that children with autism were being removed from mainstream […]

Parents with autistic teen jailed after police found son running naked in the streets

Chillicothe, Mo. — The parents of a teen with autism were arrested a week ago Sunday morning following reports received by local police that the 14-year-old was seen running down the street naked. Daniel III and Michelle Schliessman were arrested and charged with a felony for child endangerment involving drugs after police found drug paraphernalia […]

Guarantee Your Children’s Safety With ChildTrack 24/7

Children get lost every day but fortunately they are usually found quickly. With children on the autism spectrum the statistics are more disturbing. Parents may try to do everything they can but if you have a child who bolts or wanders additional precautions are necessary. ChildTrack 24/7 is the way to go about children’s safety. […]

WorldTracker PLD Will Keep You Informed At Any Moment

Tracking devices are becoming very common these days because of many reasons. First, we now walk in our daily lives with more accessories than we used to in the past. Car keys, mobile phones, laptops, tablets, mp3 players etc. are the most common things that we usually have with us wherever we are. Second, the […]

Kevin Healey talks about the Dimensions Charity Question Time Panel at Parliament

On November 18 Kevin Healey was invited to take part in an accessible Question Time Panel for people with learning disabilities and autism. It was organised by the UK charity, Dimensions, who support people with learning disabilities and autism. The event took place at Portcullis House, Westminster, London and coincided with Parliament Week. The Question […]

A Mini GPS Tracking Device For Your Loved Ones

Wandering and bolting continue to be a major issue for children on the autism spectrum. Estimates suggest that up to 49% of individuals with ASD will wander off or bolt at some time. The statistics are the highest for children under seven. If you have a child that falls into this category then the mini […]

Naked person found roaming in grounds of troubled autism school Orchard house, Devon, UK

Devon, UK – A naked person was found roaming in the grounds of troubled autism school Orchard House and Broomhayes centre, in Devon, UK, during a health inspection according to report released November 20. The reporting body, The Care Quality Commission said that it was taking the issue up with the National Autism Society (NAS) […]

Man with Asperger’s found after missing for 10 days

Bedford, Texas – Luis “Luigi” Araud, 28, has been returned to his family. As reported in Autism Daily News, Araud left home on November 9th, after an argument with his parents. He was approached by Irving police two days later but he ran away. According to wfaa.com ABC8 news, Luis Araud was located near a […]