Parents of autistic children report special education teacher from California for remarks on Facebook

  Torrance, California – Parents submit screen shots of Facebook posts from Dec 5th before an IEP meeting. Suzanne Hutton a special-education teacher from Torrance Unified School District has been placed on administrative leave following comments she posted to Facebook about an upcoming Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting. Ms Hutton had no restrictions on the […]

Missing California autistic teen found safe

Lake Elsinor, CA – Missing 18 year old autistic Eric Oritz has been found safe and well in his home town, Lake Elsinor, CA. Oritz, who has the mental capacity of a five year old child was reported missing after wandering from him home at 12:30 in the afternoon of November 25. Oritz is well […]

Cleopatra the Goat helps Autistic Children at School

Hemet High School, California – a 9 month old goat named Cleopatra helps autistic children. The special education class has 8 students, all of whom are on the autistic spectrum. The students feed, walk and tend to Cleopatra each day at school. The children learn from this about responsibility. Tony Dixon who teaches the class […]

Arizona mother charged with murder of autistic son and daughter

Marilyn Edge, 42 is charged of fatally poisoning her 13 year old autistic son Jaelen, and his 9 year old sister Faith. Their bodies were discovered early on Saturday morning and causes of death were not revealed by the coroner until this morning. Their deaths came after Edge lost custody of her children amid a […]

Teen with autism dies at five-point intersection

Palms, California – 15-year-old with autism David Lidley was killed at a long-considered dangerous five-point intersection of Robertson Blvd. and Venice Blvd last week. The family recently went to visit the department of transportation to talk about the tragic event. The DOT contends that the intersection was working properly when the death occurred. “The citizens […]

California in need of Special Education teachers

Castro Valley CA – Castro Valley Unified is short on Special Education teachers, leaving some students on the spectrum with substitute teachers still in training. The growing demand for more special education teachers is due to not only having better tools to diagnose autism, but a rise in autism over all. Proctor special education teacher […]

Two children with autism reportedly abused by their special education teacher

Rocklin, Calif. — Parents of two students with autism were outraged after finding out that their children were reportedly abused by their special education teacher at the Breen Elementary School in Rocklin, Calif. Keith Caldwell, who has a son at Breen, and Jenn Hugunin, who also has a child in the same school, filed charges […]

Californian parents arrested after autistic boy found caged

The parents of an eleven year old boy with autism have been arrested after their son was discovered locked in a dog cage in the City of Anaheim, Orange County, California. The eleven year old boy, who has not been named due to his age has autism so severe that he is non-verbal was locked […]

Parents Arrested on Suspicion of Felony Child Endangerment and False Imprisonment.

Anaheim, California – Parents of a young boy, 11 diagnosed with autism were arrested on Tuesday night after it was discovered that the boy may have been living in a cage inside their home. Loy Vu, 40, and Trang Le, 35, have both been arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment and false imprisonment. Police […]

SoCal Autism-friendly skateboard clinic event a success!

PALMDALE, Calif. – Pacific Child & Family Associate, a provider of behavior analysis services for children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities, announced earlier this week the success of last weekend’s A.skate, an autism-friendly skateboard clinic event at Palmdale’s Marie Kerr Park. The event was sponsored by Pacific Child & Family Associates and The A.skate […]