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For Children With Autism, No More Being Hushed

This article from the New York Times discusses an education program in New York with an aim to help students with autism understand the school environment and their own needs, so they can function both in and out of school....

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Family Of Man With Autism Sues Over Police Shooting

MIAMI — Arnaldo Rios, a 27-year-old with severe autism and an IQ of 40, sat handcuffed on the ground for 20 minutes after a police officer shot his unarmed caretaker. Still in handcuffs, Rios was placed in the back of a patrol car for about two more hours....

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Grandin to highlight autism conference

The 15th annual Milestones’ Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference, spreading wisdom for children and adults with autism, will be held June 15-16 at the I-X Center in Cleveland, highlighted by the appearance of guest speaker Temple Grandin. She will kick off the conference with an event June 14 at Playhouse Square...

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