Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | circa February 7, 2017

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. autismDaily update ⋅ February 7, 2017NEWS Questions for Daniel Geschwind: Making autism studies diverseSpectrumFor example, African-Americans constituted just over 2 percent of individuals in the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange, a large repository of genetic ...Flag as irrelevant Search for missing teen with autism in Lake JacksonKHOU.comLAKE JACKSON, Texas- A search is underway for a missing …

Caregivers That Abuse & Murder Autistic And Disabled People Receive Public Sympathy | Eve Reiland

As a disabled person I know far too well the harms of being vulnerable and unable to care for myself, and being gaslighted, financially abused, sexually abused, and physically harmed. This was all done in the justification that it was for ‘my own good’ and I it was because I was such a burden and …

Clovis Unified ‘ignored warning signs’, opened up special needs girl to sexual attacks

A new lawsuit claims Clovis Unified mishandled a sexual attack on a special needs teenager and opened her up for a second attack on the same campus. FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A new lawsuit claims Clovis Unified mishandled a sexual attack on a special needs teenager and opened her up for a second attack on …

Human rights of people with autism not being met, leading expert tells United Nations | University of Cambridge | Circa March 31, 2017

The basic human rights of autistic people are not being met, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, a world expert on autism, told the United Nations in New York today, to mark Autism Awareness Week. In his keynote speech, Professor Baron-Cohen, Director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge, argued that even with the UN …

School Security Officer Accused Of Abusing Child With Autism

PLANT CITY, FL — A Hillsborough County school security officer has been accused of physically abusing a child with autism.  On Wednesday, teachers at Knights Elementary School in Plant City contacted the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office after they said they witnessed school security officer Michael Lashman, 57, becoming violent with a 9-year-old student with autism. …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 20, 2013

News8 new results for autism UK Sees Surge in Measles Years After Flawed ResearchABC NewsThat work suggested a link between autism and the combined childhood vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella, called the MMR. Several large scientific studies failed to find any connection, the theory was rejected by at least a dozen major U.K. medical ...See all stories on this topic …