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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities
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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities

Mumbai, India --- The Bombay high court in India ordered Wednesday that the state government should set up centers for children with learning disabilities in each of its districts. Learning disability is among 12 of those added to the list of disabiliti...
More than 30,000 people with autism and learning disabilities being wrongly prescribed with dangerous drugs
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More than 30,000 people with autism and learning disabilities being wrongly prescribed with dangerous drugs

UK - The Telegraph reported last week that over 30,000 people who are diagnosed with autism and or a learning disability are being prescribed dangerous medication which act as a “chemical cosh”. Research has found that thousands of individuals wit...
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...
Press Release – Children with an intellectual disability or an autism spectrum disorder
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Press Release – Children with an intellectual disability or an autism spectrum disorder

QUÉBEC CITY, CANADA, March 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today the Québec Ombudsman released an investigation report on its findings and recommendations concerning the health services and social services provided to children with an intellectual disability or an aut...