Ethical Implications for Providers Regarding Cannabis Use in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders | Special Articles | Pediatrics

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at risk for self-injurious behaviors that can be difficult to treat in the context of co-occurring low IQ and adaptive skills. Increased prevalence and decriminalization of cannabis in some states have led to more frequent questions for pediatricians about the use of cannabis for difficult-to-treat developmental and behavioral …

First Fulton County grand juror with autism celebrated for hard work during trial | 11alive.com

"I’ve been bullied throughout high school, I never had any friends. I’ve been beat up, spit on, talked about,” Woodson said. “I felt like, since people didn’t want me, why should I even be there? I should just end it all.”Source: First Fulton County grand juror with autism celebrated for hard work during trial | …