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New Brunswick Autistic Students Need Flexible, Alternative Learning Options by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 2:38am I am shocked and disappointed to read the CBC report that a Moncton, New Brunswick grandmother, who is also a government social worker and exectuive director of the Greater Moncton Family Resource Center has pulled her grandson, who has Aspergers, out of school to home school him  after finding that he had been sent repeatedly to an isolation ... Read on »
The Story of Trudy Steuernagel and Her Death at the Hand of Her Son Sky Walker, Who Loved Her by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:13pm Many thanks to Joanna Conners for her thoughtful and heart wrenching telling of the Sky Walker story. She has answered many pressing questions that our community had about the death of his mother Trudy Steuernagel at his hand and what has happened to him since. At hearing bits and pieces about his treatment, we have been angry at what seemed ... Read on »
Simple Solutions Will Not Help New Brunswick Students with Autistic Disorder and Other Complex Challenges by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 9:00am New Brunswick's Gordon Porter and his associates with the NB Association for Community Living are now in charge of New Brunswick's inclusive education system.  The Gordon Porter Inclusive Education Review taking place in New Brunswick will impose their beliefs on NB students with disabilities including those with severe, complex disord ... Read on »
Honor student Diane Tran sent to jail for truancy, sparks national outrage and compassion by EyeDrD Posted Sun 27 May 2012 5:28pm Diane Tran, 17 year-old and 11th grade honor student was harshly an unjustly sentenced by Judge Lanny Moriarty, who wanted to make Diane Tran an example for other truants. She spent a night in jail last week and was also fined … Continue reading → From: Eye Dr DeLengocky Read on »
New Yorkers Arrested with Small Amounts of Marijuana No Need to Worry About Spending a Night in Jail by Lena Butler Posted Tue 19 Feb 2013 3:00am New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Feb. 14 during his State of the City Address that those who get caught for possessing small amounts of pot will just have to be issued with a ticket, instead of facing a night in jail. The new policy, which will begin to take effect next month, [...] Read on »
ASAN Invites Autistic College Students to Autism Campus Inclusion Leadership Training by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 19 Feb 2012 11:53pm I received the notice below recently from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN). ASAN Invites Autistic College Students to Autism Campus Inclusion Leadership Training Please disregard the prior email sent out. Due to a small technical issue, the link to apply does not work. This issue has been resolved and we apologi ... Read on »
Disgusting Autism News In The OC - Teacher's Aide Accused of Abusing Autistic Student by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:36pm The ocregister reports that a teacher's aide has been arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse after two other staff members at Alton School reported that he had repeatedly hit a teenage autistic boy on the arm while he sat at his desk, twisted his am behind his back, and lifted him out of the chair to his feet. The aide reportedly t ... Read on »
autistic middle school student starts school club for autism speaks by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:19am I was very interested to read the following excerpt from an email that I received from the Florida chapter of autism speaks: Walk Team News Congratulations to David McKibbin (a young man with ASD) for starting the first Palm Beach County Student Club for Autism Speaks at Bak Middle School of the Arts. Recently we spent a day at the school tal ... Read on »
Disgusting Autism News - Lunch Money Stolen From Autistic Student in California by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:36pm "We trusted this caregiver, the assistant teacher, with our child, the most precious thing we have, and she violated that trust day after day by victimizing her," Spitzer said. "And this was a victim that couldn't speak, that couldn't tell anybody she was hungry or that her teacher was stealing from her." - Shawn Spitzer ... Read on »
Autism Education: New Brunswick Educators Plan to Abandon Quality Autism Training for Aides Working with Autistic Students by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Jul 2009 5:43pm I have written often, and with great pride, about New Brunswick's Autism Service Delivery model for autistic students and pre-schoolers. NB's ASD model has been presented at a national and international conference. It has been subjected to external review by international autism expert Dr. Eric Larsson of the Lovaas Institute who stated: "T ... Read on »