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City DOE Employee Arrested for Abusing Autistic Man

Sources tell NY1, 44-year-old Aries Baluyot hit the 20-year-old autistic man multiple times with a wooden stick at P.S. 721 in Gravesend. — Read on http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2018/12/22/city-doe-employee-arrested-for-allegedly-abusing-autistic-man

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Dad’s heartbreaking story of how autistic daughter is locked in secluded cell prompts outpouring of anger from parents of SEND kids across UK

A DAD’S heartbreaking story of how his autistic daughter is locked in a secluded cell has prompted an outpouring of anger from parents of other special needs kids. Jeremy, 50, today opened up… Source: Dad’s heartbreaking story of how autistic daughter is locked in secluded cell prompts outpouring of anger from parents of SEND kids […]

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Father alleges autistic daughter abused, injured at Shadle Park High School | The Spokesman-Review

A severely autistic teenage girl endured severe physical abuse this year while being held in an unpadded room at Shadle Park High School, her father alleges. Source: Father alleges autistic daughter abused, injured at Shadle Park High School | The Spokesman-Review

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Suspect Caught On Video Attacking Man With Autism On SEPTA Bus: Officials « CBS Philly

The incident happened on a Route 48 bus, near the 2000 block of Market Street, around 1 p.m. on Oct. 26. Source: Suspect Caught On Video Attacking Man With Autism On SEPTA Bus: Officials « CBS Philly

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In Honor Of Max Benson |  Seth L Goldstein

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Vigil Held For Autistic Student Who Died After Being Restrained « CBS Sacramento

Around 30 people gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Guiding Hands school in El Dorado Hills, Saturday, to remember the life of Max Benson. Source: Vigil Held For Autistic Student Who Died After Being Restrained « CBS Sacramento

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Autistic group can go forward with lawsuit against neighbors | TW: Autistic Hate, Abuse

The lawsuit, which was reinstated by an appellate court, alleges discrimination by neighbors in the wealthy area before and after the property was sold. Source: Autistic group can go forward with lawsuit against neighbors