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Health experts in India demand more inclusive school policies for students with autism
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Health experts in India demand more inclusive school policies for students with autism

India - Parents of children with autism are speaking out regarding the lack of inclusive special education policies and accommodations that currently exist within the country's school system. Many of them including P. Malar, are often forced to bring their ...
Priory Group state more quality jobs and apprenticeships are needed for adults with autism
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Priory Group state more quality jobs and apprenticeships are needed for adults with autism

Priory Group - A “woeful inadequacy” of apprenticeships, internships and jobs for adults with autism is holding back their prospects and blighting society, autism experts at the Priory Group state. Allison Hope-West, autism director at the Priory Group,...
Lawsuit alleges school kept young boy with autism in ‘isolation rooms’ – w/video
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Lawsuit alleges school kept young boy with autism in ‘isolation rooms’ – w/video

Toronto, Canada --- A family filed charges against the Canadian Peel School District Board for $16 million after their son, who has autism, was reportedly kept in so-called 'isolation rooms' multiple times as a punishment. The young boy, Christian Thorndyke...
Senator proposes legislation to make cameras mandatory in all special education classrooms – w/video
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Senator proposes legislation to make cameras mandatory in all special education classrooms – w/video

Austin, TX - Senator Eddie Lucio has recently proposed new legislation in an effort to have cameras installed in all classrooms utilized by special education students throughout the state. The legislation stipulates that the visual and audio data garnered fro...
Reaction to the New York school principal who called students with special needs ‘animals’ and ‘retards’
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Reaction to the New York school principal who called students with special needs ‘animals’ and ‘retards’

Earlier this month  we reported on the story of Kimberly Taylor,  a New York school principal who was caught on tape calling students with special needs 'animals' and 'retards.'   The article contains a report published on the abc 7 New York news channel that ...
Update – Parents file complaint with Department of Justice against school board over service dog – With Video
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Update – Parents file complaint with Department of Justice against school board over service dog – With Video

Sherwood, Ore -The family of a young boy with autism has filed a federal complaint following the school's refusal to allow their son's autism service dog to attend classes with him without a handler. Scott and Jennifer Mcdonald opted to file the complaint w...