Encountering People with Autism DVD Launched in Pittsburgh

Allegheny County, Pittsburgh – District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr has commissioned the production of a DVD called “Encountering People with Autism“. The DVD is for police and other first responders who may come into contact with the public who have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The project was encouraged by Scott Bailey, a full-time Allegheny […]

Single mother of autistic boys target of ignorant neighbours

A single mother of two autistic boys from Bromley near Colchester UK, has become the target of a disparaging letter from her neighbours. The letter which was posted anonymously through her door on New Years Eve, has caused huge ripples within the autism community. Annie Sands, mother to Sebastian, 14 and Reuben, 13, was kind […]

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 […]