Mother accused of attempted murder of autistic daughter wants to write parenting book

Traverse City, Michigan – A mother who stands accused of trying to murder her 14 year old autistic daughter and then trying to kill herself has admitted she wants to write a parenting book for parents with autistic children. Autism Daily Newscast reported the harrowing story of Kelli Stapleton on September 6. Ms Stapleton, 45 […]

Horseback Riding Therapy for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – Therapeutic Riding Incorporated of Ann Arbor, Michigan recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. TCI, as its riders affectionately call it, is a non profit organization founded in 1984. TCI leads the way in the field of therapeutic horseback riding for people with special needs. TRI relies solely on individual and corporate donations […]

Tenth Annual Motorcyle Ride for Autism

DOWN RIVER, DETROIT, MICHIGAN – Over 200 motorcycles participated in the Tenth Annual Ride for Autism on August 2.  The riders raised money for various autism related charities in the local area. The riders hope that the money raised for these various groups will provide social and other events for families with children on the autism […]

Father tells of how he will never forgive his ‘estranged wife’ for trying to kill their autistic daughter

Michigan, US – Matt Stapleton,whose wife Kelli tried to kill their autistic daughter, Issy now aged 15, has filed for divorce, claiming he’ll never forgive her for what she did. The attempted murder happened 10 months ago, Autism Daily Newscast first reported on this story back in May and can be read here. Mr Stapleton […]

Michigan Mum is Charged with Attempted Murder of Autistic Daughter

Beulah, Michigan — A summer trial has been set for a Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic daughter with carbon monoxide. Autism Daily Newscast covered the story last October and it can be read here. Judge James Batzer set the trial for July 16. Kelli Stapleton is charged with attempted murder. She […]

Teacher uses her cell phone to record autistic boy stuck in chair

Oaktree Elementary School, Goodrich, Michigan – when an 11 year old boy with autism got his head stuck in a classroom chair, instead of the teacher helping him, she decided to record it on her cell phone. The incident happened last November. The WNEM article states that officials say the teacher, Nicole Mcvey, recorded the […]