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Israeli Defense Forces’ “Watching the Horizon” continues to help individuals with autism
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Israeli Defense Forces’ “Watching the Horizon” continues to help individuals with autism

Tel Aviv --- Roim Rachok, or "Watching the Horizon", is the first-ever program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that teaches decoding and interpreting satellite images. Individuals with autism are often very keen on details and have n...
Over 1000 schools in NY to be equipped with door alarms under “Avonte’s Law “
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Over 1000 schools in NY to be equipped with door alarms under “Avonte’s Law “

New York, NY - A new bill that will require over 1000 public schools throughout New York State to install door alarm systems in order to protect special needs students has been passed. The legislation, named Avonte’s Law, was initially introduced by both ci...
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman apologises for his use of the term ‘autistic’
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Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman apologises for his use of the term ‘autistic’

The news outlet, the Jewish Press reported today that in a radio interview broadcast on Voice of Israel radio, former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, used insensitive language directed towards Prime Minister Netanyahu on the issues surrounding s...
Raleigh – state Senate approves autism insurance bill
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Raleigh – state Senate approves autism insurance bill

Raleigh – A bill has recently been approved by the state Senate that will help to insure that health insurance plans, that are regulated by the state, cover autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and associated therapy, adaptive behavior treatment. Unfortunately i...
Father asks Alabama lawmakers to allow his daughter with autism to try medical marijuana
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Father asks Alabama lawmakers to allow his daughter with autism to try medical marijuana

Alabaster, Alabama - Mary Ann Coleman is a 13-year-old school girl who has autism. She attends day school at Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center. In a report that they recently sent home it states that Mary Ann tried to self harm, a total of 337 t...