Police have arrested a man for allegedly beating an autistic teen at a house party in Okeechobee, Florida, a brutal incident caught on tape and shared widely on social media.
A Long Island school bus attendant has been accused of breaking a 5-year-old autistic’s boy arm on Monday. According to Suffolk County police, Richard Mason, 39, was attempting to discipline the young boy when he “grabbed the child’s arm and pulled it behind his back, fracturing it.” The child also sustained bruises to his face and abdomen.
Heather Houston, mother of 21-year-old autistic, diabetic, and mute David Swanson, has been offered $86,000 from Northern California public school officials to move her son into a private school and to settle past and future complaints against the Yuba City Unified School District and the Sutter County Superintendent of Schools. The offer comes two weeks after Swanson was turned away from school on the first day of classes.