Washington man sentenced for stealing funds from Autism charity

A Washington man who spent two years raising £277,000 for the Autistic Society of Washington pocketed 98PC of the profits Thruston County courts heard on Thursday September 19. Joseph Searles, 64, from Olympia was sentenced to 90 days at home with electronic tagging after pleading guilty to two embezzlement and theft felonies. He spent 2010-2012 […]

Therapy dog for young boy with autism fatally shot

Copalis Beach, Washibgton. – A dog who helped in the therapy of an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed with autism was found fatally shot earlier last week. The dog, named Rhea, was first reported missing Sept. 29 by her owners and was found fatally wounded by a gunshot less than 24 hours later. She was […]

Young autistic artists exhibit art work at ‘Art Works Now’

“What We See” exhibit at Art Works Now, Mount Rainier, Washington – Deion Hawkins, 19 has autism. He enrolled in art classes as part of the Accessible Arts program at Art Works Now in Mount Rainier. His art work is now part of the “What We See” exhibit, which is taking place in the studio’s […]