Dylan’s parents are learning the hard way that autistic children are not a priority | Irish Examiner

Ian Diamond and his wife, Josie, have failed to secure a place for their autistic son in 26 schools and are unable to find a home tutor willing to stay long-term. Every day is a gruelling battle for their rights, says Michael Clifford. Source: Dylan’s parents are learning the hard way that autistic children are …

Elementary Principal On Paid Leave After Intentionally Locking Autistic Student Outside

A Washington State principal named Ashlie Short, who is currently employed by Kent School District, is on a paid administrative leave after allegations surfaced that she intentionally locked a young autistic student out of the elementary school. It was several family members of 11-year-old JaMar Taylor, who has a diagnosis of autism, anxiety, and attention …

Washington is under a state of emergency as measles cases rise, may be cause by anti-vaxxers | fox13now.com

(CNN) -- As of Saturday, there are 32 confirmed cases of measles in Washington -- an outbreak that has already prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency."Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal in small children," Inslee said in his proclamation Friday, adding that these cases create "an …