Government programs, people look to expand autism services – The Daily Targum

“The societal lack of understanding on what autism actually means is also a huge part of the problem. So good legislation is extremely important. Parents are an instrumental part of making that happen. But I do think that autistic people should play as big a role as possible considering these issues most directly affect them …

Arkansas man left ‘severely autistic’ daughter in hot car because she was ‘throwing a fit’ in store, cops say | Fox News

An Arkansas man was arrested this weekend after he allegedly left his 5-year-old daughter in a car with the engine off and the windows rolled up on a sweltering day -- because she was acting up inside a store, according to police. Source: Arkansas man left 'severely autistic' daughter in hot car because she was 'throwing a fit' in store, cops …

FOUND | Broward County deputies searching for missing teen with autism | WPEC

A 16-year-old boy with autism is back with his family. The Broward Sheriff's Office launched a search for Jack Brown on Monday. He was last seen at Deerfield Beach High School just before noon on Monday, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies said he was located Tuesday morning and returned to his family. Source: Broward …