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Report finds Connecticut students with autism most targeted for restraint and seclusion used
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Report finds Connecticut students with autism most targeted for restraint and seclusion used

Connecticut, State Department of Education - A new report finds that there were more than 33,000 incidents of physical restraint or seclusion in public schools and private special education programs in Connecticut. The report found that children with autism...
Kristina Chew from New Jersey, USA, voices fears for her 16 year old Autistic son’s future
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Kristina Chew from New Jersey, USA, voices fears for her 16 year old Autistic son’s future

New Jersey, USA. In America, children with disabilities are entitled to social services until they are 21 years of age. Kristina Chew’s son, Charlie, is severely autistic and has intellectual disabilities. He will soon be 16 ½ and this has prompted Kristin...
Autistic teenager Manny Dedmon, from Texas, is at the heart  of the Birdville football team
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Autistic teenager Manny Dedmon, from Texas, is at the heart of the Birdville football team

North Richland Hills, Texas. – Birville football team are proud to include Manny as a team player. Ted Madden who interviewed friends and family about the autistic teenager was told that his smile is what sets him apart. Manny is not just seen as a ‘token g...
Former autistic student sues Pennsylvania school for keeping him off varsity hockey team
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Former autistic student sues Pennsylvania school for keeping him off varsity hockey team

Gibsonia Pennysylvania - A former student with an autism diagnosis is suing his school for keeping him from playing varsity level hockey because of his diagnosis. The 18 year old student known only as J.G in the federal law suit filed against Pine-Richl...
Is Autism Support Different in Canada versus the USA?
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Is Autism Support Different in Canada versus the USA?

Autism in North America is said to have risen highly in the past twenty years. One out of every 160 children born in Canada will eventually be diagnosed with Autism, with boys being five times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls. The causes of a...