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Can Supplements Help with Autism?

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When you think of supplements, your mind may jump immediately to the ephedra diet pills that permeated the market a few years back, posing as a safe herbal supplement to aid in weight loss, but actually leading to dementia and even death in some cases. However, there are many, many types of supplements on . . . → Read More: Can Supplements Help with Autism?

Abused and Disabled NC Girl Missing or Dead

10 year old Zahra Baker, of Hickory, NC, has been missing since Saturday. However, no one outside of her immediate family has seen her in weeks. Zahra is a young, disabled child. She lost her hearing and one of her legs from cancer. Her stepmother, Elisa Baker, has admitted to writing a ransom . . . → Read More: Abused and Disabled NC Girl Missing or Dead

How Can We Stop Violence Against Autistic Individuals?

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How Can We Stop Violence Against Autistic Persons? Kristina Chew asked this question on Care2

How can we stop violence against autistic individuals? I’ve been thinking about this a lot. With the rate of autism on the rise, more and more children are faced with tremendous odds. They have a long, hard road ahead . . . → Read More: How Can We Stop Violence Against Autistic Individuals?

Durham County NC Father Kills 4 Year Old Son

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Police are investigating the death of a 4 year old in Durham County NC. Someone in the home called 911 around 12:30 am. The child was found downstairs, and the father was upstairs. Both were taken to the hospital. The child died, and the father underwent surgery.

Information about what happened is slowly being . . . → Read More: Durham County NC Father Kills 4 Year Old Son

Protecting Children from Abuse – 3 Simple Strategies to Keep Kids with Autism Safe

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November is Child Safety Protection month but why wait until then? Isn’t protecting our children something we should be doing every month, every day, every moment? If you are a parent, I expect that your head is nodding up and down in agreement. And, if you are a parent of a child on the . . . → Read More: Protecting Children from Abuse – 3 Simple Strategies to Keep Kids with Autism Safe

How to Protect Your Autistic Child from Bullying

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Many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder will experience difficulty in social settings—due to trouble interpreting a variety of social cues, as well as other factors. As it turns out, these issues can lead to a higher likelihood of bullying, which could in turn lead to even more profound psychological and developmental consequences for any . . . → Read More: How to Protect Your Autistic Child from Bullying

DISABLED CHILDREN RESTRAINT SECLUSION ABUSE

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Are physical restraints necessary? Is isolation the answer? Is being locked in a padded room an acceptable policy for handling children 5 to 11 in an elementary school? When do the needs and safety of the many outweigh the rights of one?

I was horrified with this video. If my child was placed . . . → Read More: DISABLED CHILDREN RESTRAINT SECLUSION ABUSE

Autistic Toddler Found Drowned

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3-year-old autistic girl found dead Saturday. Investigators said she drowned at Springhill Park in Barling, AR. Savannah Hauser was a nonverbal, autistic child. A relative said that she loved the water, and had been wanting to go swimming all day. Her father went to get homemade ice cream from the car, and the child . . . → Read More: Autistic Toddler Found Drowned

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