Couple sentenced to 8 years in prison for putting son with autism in a cage

O’Fallon, Mo. — A couple who was caught putting their son with autism in a makeshift cage was given the maximum sentence of eight years in prison Friday. Terry and Victoria Smith were found guilty of child endangerment after it was discovered that they have been keeping their son in a makeshift cage when authorities […]

Judge drops charges against teacher accused of maltreating child with autism

Monroe County, Pa. — A teacher charged with three counts of child abuse after allegedly abusing a young boy with autism, who was also his student, found six out of the nine charges filed against her dropped by Magisterial District Judge Brian Germano. Suzanne Dellorusso, who worked as a support staff for Middle Smithfield Elementary […]

Whitehall City School bus driver charged with abusing young boy with autism – w/video

WHITEHALL, OHIO – Two families have filed a lawsuit in federal court against Christopher Litostansky, Whitehall City Schools and the City of Whitehall.¬† The families are asking for more than $2.5 million dollars¬†in damages. Both have children that were assaulted by a Whitehall City School bus driver. Litostansky, a 48 year old bus driver, was […]