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Stop The Deportation Of Vulnerable Autistic Man Osime Brown! | Petition

Autistic Inclusive Meets started this petition to home office and 1 other Osime Brown is 21 years old, he is profoundly autistic and developmentally younger than his peers. Osime is also learning disabled, dyslexic and due to his time in care has since been diagnosed with PTSD, and suffers with depression. Osime was jailed in 2018 over the theft […]

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FDA bans shock device used on mentally disabled patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials on Wednesday banned electrical shock devices used to discourage aggressive, self-harming behavior in patients with mental disabilities. Source: FDA bans shock device used on mentally disabled patients

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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced to 3 years for ‘Healthy Holly’ children’s book fraud scheme – Baltimore Sun

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who held elected offices in Baltimore for two decades and was elevated by voters to lead the city after the upheaval of 2015, was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for a fraud scheme involving a children’s book series. Source: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced to 3 […]

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Police: Woman strikes autistic grandson in the mouth 12 times | Top Stories | wandtv.com

MAROA, Ill. (WAND) — A 56-year-old woman faces a preliminary charge of aggravated domestic battery after police said she disciplined her autistic grandson by striking him about 12 times in Source: Police: Woman strikes autistic grandson in the mouth 12 times | Top Stories | wandtv.com

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Queens Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl With Autism – CBS New York

Police sources told CBS2 48-year-old Marc Scheibel forced the non-verbal student to touch his private area. Source: Queens Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl With Autism – CBS New York

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‘Cover-up’: DWP destroyed reports into people who killed themselves after benefits were stopped | The Independent

The Department for Work and Pensions has been accused of “a cover-up” after destroying reports into suicides linked to benefits being stopped. Around 50 reviews into deaths following the loss of Source: ‘Cover-up’: DWP destroyed reports into people who killed themselves after benefits were stopped | The Independent

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Goddard school district responds after father says son handcuffed, bag put over head at school

A father says his 8-year-old son was handcuffed and a bag was put over his head as discipline after an incident at his elementary school. Source: Goddard school district responds after father says son handcuffed, bag put over head at school