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Body of missing 5-year-old boy with autism found | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

Isaac Schroeder was last seen around 3 p.m. on Wednesday wearing only underwear. PUBLISHED: 05/27/20 10:42 PM EDTUPDATED: 05/28/20 06:44 PM EDT FORT JENNINGS, Ohio — ​A community search for a 5-year-old Putnam County boy with autism has come to an end stop after his body was found Thursday evening. Putnam County Sheriff Brian Siefker […]

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Arsenal Women fined £50,000 after dismissal of autistic coach judged ‘act of discrimination’ 

The case involved former junior coach Robin Carpenter, who had been in charge of the club’s under-15 team Arsenal Women have been fined £50,000 after they were found to have carried out an “act of discrimination” in dismissing an autistic coach in 2014. The case was in relation to the dismissal of former junior coach […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa October 7, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comTue, Oct 7, 2008, 3:38 PM Google News Alert for: autism Age of AutismWin $50 Free Autism Supplements from OurKidsASD!Age of Autism – Trumbull,USAOur sponsor OurKidsASD is running a contest for $50 in free autism supplements (plus free ground shipping)! OurKidsASD is part of Lee Silsby Compounding …See […]

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Mum of girl with Down’s Syndrome furious as Twitter won’t remove abusive tweets – Daily Star

Disability campaigner Rachel Mewes, 38, has accused Twitter of “condoning hate speech” and wants it to take a harder line on hateful comments Source: Mum of girl with Down’s Syndrome furious as Twitter won’t remove abusive tweets – Daily Star

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Willow Dunn: Body of 4-year-old with Down Syndrome found eaten by rats after dad left her to starve to death | MEAWW

The horrific details of Willow Dunn’s death were made public on Tuesday, May 26, a day after her 43-year-old father Mark James Dunn was charged with his daughter’s murder Source: Willow Dunn: Body of 4-year-old with Down Syndrome found eaten by rats after dad left her to starve to death | MEAWW

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Four-year-old with Down syndrome starved to death by father

The child’s body was left to rot and get eaten by rats in her cot after her death.   Police found the decomposing body of Willow Dunn in her bed days after her death in Brisbane, Australia. Her father, Mike James Dunn, knew that his daughter had died on Saturday but he waited until Monday […]

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Knoxville teen with Down syndrome finds success through writing | wbir.com

  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Knoxville teenager Katelyn Cook doesn’t like to sit still for very long. The rising junior at South-Doyle High School plays clarinet in the marching band, loves photography, has a black belt in Taekwondo, and organizes her school’s diversity prom. When she is still, it’s usually because she’s busy writing. The super […]