Police: Teacher’s aide attacks autistic student. A Coconut Creek, Florida, teacher’s aide is under investigation after an autistic student was attacked with a metal chair at school earlier this month, police said. From NBC6-TV in South Florida.
Phila. mom angered over treatment of son with autism. A mother says her son’s school did not properly care for him when it took the rest of his classmates on a field trip and left him in the care of an untrained bus assistant. From CBS3-TV in Philadelphia.
Autistic man labelled ‘mental retard’. The UK’s Boots pharmacy chain apologized to a man after one of its store clerks said he didn’t deserve service because he was a “mental retard.” From the Bath Chronicle.