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Dallas police issue warrant for Autism Treatment Center employee accused of kicking patient’s teeth out | Crime | Dallas News

An employee at the Autism Treatment Center in Dallas faces a charge of injury to a disabled person after a fellow employee said he kicked a patient in the mouth, knocking out several of his teeth. Source: Dallas police issue warrant for Autism Treatment Center employee accused of kicking patient’s teeth out | Crime | Dallas News

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Carer caught on camera dragging autistic man from bed and calling him ‘a***hole’ – Mirror Online

WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT Raja Khan was given a suspended sentence for his treatment of Ollie Hopton at Nursery Road Care Home in Hounslow Source: Carer caught on camera dragging autistic man from bed and calling him ‘a***hole’ – Mirror Online

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Teacher accused of spraying water at non-verbal autistic student

A local teacher was fired from a school, accused of spraying water on a student with autism. Source: Teacher accused of spraying water at non-verbal autistic student

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Fake science led a mom to feed bleach to her autistic sons — and police did nothing to stop her

A Kansas mother has posted videos about giving chlorine dioxide, which amounts to industrial bleach, to her sons. Authorities declined to intervene. Source: Fake science led a mom to feed bleach to her autistic sons — and police did nothing to stop her

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Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman – The Washington Post

A Louisiana man is scheduled for federal court sentencing for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused Source: Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman – The Washington Post

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Florida man sues after school resource officer taunts autistic son: report – Orlando Sentinel

Evan’s father, Derek Dowdey, has filed suit against the school district and sheriff’s office because of the incident at Osceola Middle School in Seminole, which he said has left his autistic son traumatized and in fear of authority figures, according to a story in the Tampa Bay Times. Source: Florida man sues after school resource […]

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Attorneys: Video shows ‘little if any’ deescalation before autistic student was dragged across floor

  Lawyers for the parents of a child with autism who police say was dragged across the floor by a teacher and a teacher’s aide in February released a statement about the incident Tuesday. Source: Attorneys: Video shows ‘little if any’ deescalation before autistic student was dragged across floor