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UPDATE Three teens charged with Ice Bucket Challenge attack on teen with autism
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UPDATE Three teens charged with Ice Bucket Challenge attack on teen with autism

Cleveland — Autism Daily Newscast have been following the story of the despicable Ice Bucket Challenge assault on a teenager with autism in Clevelamd, Ohio, very closely. We last reported on the incident here. Three teenagers have now been charged in a juvenil...
How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?
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How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?

The media has been full of stories of children with special needs being abused in schools, by teachers, aides, or other students. Each story is more disturbing than the last, with distraught parents threatening lawsuits and criminal charges. How is it that a p...
What to do if you Suspect Abuse of your Autistic Child
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What to do if you Suspect Abuse of your Autistic Child

There have been several recent stories in the media detailing abuse of children with autism and other special-needs. The perpetrators could be teachers, caregivers, or even the child's own parents. Children with autism are at a higher risk for abuse, for sever...
Bring Chris Home campaign – young man with severe autism in hospital subjected to ‘institutional abuse’
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Bring Chris Home campaign – young man with severe autism in hospital subjected to ‘institutional abuse’

Bring Chris Home - is a national campaign set up by Lynne McCarrick, the mother of Chris, a young man with severe autism and learning disabilities who has been placed into the care of Calderstones NHS Trust, miles away from his family home. He has been det...
Update – Parents of teen with autism who was duct taped to goal post do not seek charges
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Update – Parents of teen with autism who was duct taped to goal post do not seek charges

Pittsburgh, PA - The parents of Austin Babinsack, a 16-year-old soccer player with autism, are not pressing charges against the two upperclassmen who duct-taped their son to a goal post. Autism Daily Newscast reported on the story here. Instead John and Kristi...