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Autistic 6th Grader Assaulted by School Cop, Now He is a Convicted Felon Read
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Autistic 6th Grader Assaulted by School Cop, Now He is a Convicted Felon Read

Lynchburg, VA — Nothing wreaks of the police state like police officers assaulting and arresting children at school; especially an 11-year-old boy with autism. Meet Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a 6th grader at Linkhorne Middle School, whose life has been forev...
Cops who shot man with autism get $3 million more in settlement than victim’s mother
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Cops who shot man with autism get $3 million more in settlement than victim’s mother

Los Angeles --- Two police officers from the Los Angeles Police Department are getting $4 million in settlement after claiming that they have been discriminated against at work--- nearly five years after facing charges for shooting a man with autism in the fac...
Young man with autism persuaded by peers to jump in icy ocean
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Young man with autism persuaded by peers to jump in icy ocean

Manasquan, N.J. --- A 19-year-old man with autism was persuaded by two men to jump in an icy ocean and stay there for a minute in exchange for two packs of cigarettes and $20. Peter Drake, of Howell, struggled in the frigid water for five minutes and nearly...
Officer reprimanded again over arrest of individual with autism – w/video
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Officer reprimanded again over arrest of individual with autism – w/video

Torbay, Newfoundland, Canada --- An officer from the Canadian Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is in the hot seat again nearly six years after she was first reprimanded for the arrest of a teen with autism--- for a similar case. RNC Const. Lisa Harris was fi...
UPDATE: Handcuffing of children with autism by police is never appropriate
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UPDATE: Handcuffing of children with autism by police is never appropriate

Ottawa, Canada - No parent wants to receive that dreaded phone call from school advising them to come immediately because something has happened with their child. As a parent of a teenager with classic autism, I can tell you first hand that my heart skips a...
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...
Mother of teenager with autism, pleads for his release from young offenders Institute
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Mother of teenager with autism, pleads for his release from young offenders Institute

Shetland, Scotland– On December 16 we reported on the story of Samuel Barlow, a 16-year-old who had gone on on an airgun rampage on the island, as he wanted the police officers he threatened to shoot him and kill him. Samuel's father told of how his son ha...