Day: September 22, 2017

Msn.com: Teen With Autism Claims He Was Hurt by Officer Who Mistook Him for a Drug User

Msn.com: Teen With Autism Claims He Was Hurt by Officer Who Mistook Him for a Drug User

A police officer’s disturbing encounter with an autistic teen is caught on bodycam. 14-year-old Connor Leible was approached by a police officer who was trained as a drug recognition expert. Connor was playing with a string, a technique called stimming that people with autism use to keep calm. The Buckeye

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Thesun.co.uk: Laughing childcare workers filmed taunting autistic boy, 8, and tripping him with 'leg sweep'

Thesun.co.uk: Laughing childcare workers filmed taunting autistic boy, 8, and tripping him with 'leg sweep'

WOMAN wanted for taunting and abusing an autistic child on video have handed themselves in to police.

Kaderrica Smith, 26, and Alexus Henderson, 19, were identified as two former employees at Our Children’s Academy in Winter Haven, Florida.

Kaderrica Smith,and Alexus Henderson faces charges in relation to the incident

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Cbsnews.com: Day care workers charged after Snapchat video shows taunting, abuse of autistic child

Cbsnews.com: Day care workers charged after Snapchat video shows taunting, abuse of autistic child

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Two child care workers have turned themselves into police after investigators said they were suspected of berating a child with autism in an incident recorded on video, reports CBS affiliate WTSP.

In the video, which was first posted to the social media platform Snapchat, two

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Wxii12.com: Young man with autism sworn in as honorary deputy with Randoph Co. Sheriff's Office

Wxii12.com: Young man with autism sworn in as honorary deputy with Randoph Co. Sheriff's Office

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. —

A young man with autism was sworn in Friday as an honorary deputy of the Randoph County Sheriff’s Office.

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Deputies said they were contacted by the man’s mother and grandmother to see if 20-year-old Austin could come by and see the Sheriff’s Office as he has

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Stone wall [autistic poetry]

Blog:The Silent Wave- Stone wall [autistic poetry]

This piece of autistic poetry was inspired by a combination of how I feel in crowded spaces and the song “Teller” by Throwing Muses (link to album cover-only video) (Throwing Muses and their lead singer Kristin Hersh rock my world!  They have for more than 20 years.  Kristin herself is neurodivergent.)

“How are you this morning?” “I don’t really know,” I said to the stone wall What do I even look like? But I don’t

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Video:Lookyus- Cruella de Vil tells Tommy’s friends to donate to the Lions Foundation Dog Guides

Video:Lookyus- Cruella de Vil tells Tommy’s friends to donate to the Lions Foundation Dog Guides

Tommy’s friends near and far are all invited to join Tommy on September 24, 2017, in person or online as a virtual team member, to support the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides!
https://www.walkfordogguides.com/locations/team.cfm?ID=950
Please join Tommy’s team
“Adel’s 101 Donations”
and walk with them!
Our goal:
101 walkers on Tommy and Adel Des Brisay’s team!
or
101 Donations in total for the team!
or
$101 in donations raised by each walker on the team!
or
101 smiles and 101 kind gestures 🙂
Sign up to walk with Tommy Des Brisay here, or donate if you wish:
https://www.walkfordogguides.com/locations/team.cfm?ID=950
Please like and share this post! because…Imagine…..If Tommy’s team had 101 team members, and each one raised $101, that would total $10,201!!!! Wheeeee!!!
Thank you to Laura Burns, the first person to join our team “Adel’s 101 donations”! Now it’s a growing team!!! [?]
Many thanks to Michele Simpson and all the other volunteer organizers for making Tommy and Adel the Honorary Walkers on September 24!
Here is a message from Tommy: “This Tommy! Adel is my shining gleaming black Labrador Retriever Autism Assistance Dog Guide, but she’s really a dalmatian covered in soot, hiding from Cruella Devil! Adel is my very best friend, and she keeps me safe and I would like other people with autism to have a dog like Adel. I would also like other people to have a wonderful dog like Adel to help them with vision, hearing, epilepsy, diabetes, and wheelchairs! If you would like to walk with me and Adel on September 24, 2017, join my team called Adel’s 101 Donations!!!! Together we can try to raise 101 Donations for the Lions Foundation! You will be helping me to help others have dogs like Adel! Thanks! Whee! PS. Watch out for Cruella!!!”
Cruella might just make an appearance! (Note: if it’s your fondest wish to play the role of Cruella, we have a very convincing costume ready and waiting and are taking auditions!! ). All walkers on Tommy and Adel’s team are invited to wear black (to hide covered in soot) or white t-shirts with Dalmatian spots…if you are very very brave!!!!
Please share! [?]
Tommy is an Athlete with Autism who loves Disney!
SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/user/lookyus
WEBSITE: https://www.autismmeansfriendship.com
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/tommydesbrisay.autismmeansfriendship
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TommyDesBrisay
TUMBLR: http://tommydesbrisay.tumblr.com
INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/tommydesbrisay
Tommy’s mantra is “I’m going to be the First Fastest Runner in the World!” Thank you for sharing his inspiring, joyous message

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Video:Connopolis- 100th Video! (YouTube Journey Tag)

Video:Connopolis- 100th Video! (YouTube Journey Tag)

Thank you everyone soooooooo much

The TenEighty article : http://teneightymagazine.com/2017/09/05/disabled-creators-call-on-youtube-to-review-ad-policy/

Twitter/Instagram : @Connopolis
Message me on my facebook page http://facebook.com/Connopolis
(I won’t see any Instagram messages sorry!)

I sometimes don’t get chance to do my CCing. If you are looking for something to do please help with contribution and I’ll make sure you get the credit you deserve. Thanks 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCCR0sGyrQN800DkQbhCbLDA

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Westerntelegraph.co.uk: Haverfordwest's Freestyle Barbers offers autism friendly haircuts as part of National Autism Society …

Westerntelegraph.co.uk: Haverfordwest's Freestyle Barbers offers autism friendly haircuts as part of National Autism Society …

A BARBER in Haverfordwest will be giving autism friendly haircuts to children with the condition to support a national day of awareness.

Freestyle Barbers, Portfield will be taking part in the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour throughout the first week of October, a campaign which businesses across the UK have

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Delawarepublic.org: Enlighten Me: Autism Delaware continues its outreach and advocacy work

Delawarepublic.org: Enlighten Me: Autism Delaware continues its outreach and advocacy work

Autism Delaware is busy this fall.  It’s Blue Jean Ball is this week and it has its Fall Auction Gala coming up November 11th.

Both events help support individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) statewide

But that’s not all the organization is doing.  It’s also advocating on

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People.com: 2 Florida Childcare Workers Allegedly Taunted, Tormented Boy With Autism on Video Posted to …

People.com: 2 Florida Childcare Workers Allegedly Taunted, Tormented Boy With Autism on Video Posted to …

Florida authorities are searching for two childcare workers allegedly caught on Snapchat video footage “berating, taunting and throwing a backpack” at an 8-year-old child with autism, according to a statement from Winter Haven Police obtained by PEOPLE.

Suspects Kaderrica Smith, 26, and Alexus Henderson, 19, were employees of Our Children’s

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Vettimes.co.uk: Vet hospital joins campaign to promote autism awareness

Vettimes.co.uk: Vet hospital joins campaign to promote autism awareness

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Newschannel5.com: Florida day care workers filmed berating, taunting 8-year-old child with autism

Newschannel5.com: Florida day care workers filmed berating, taunting 8-year-old child with autism

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (WFTS) – Two childcare workers have turned themselves into Florida police custody after a video surfaced of them berating, taunting and throwing a backpack at an 8-year-old child with autism.

On Sept. 1, Winter Haven PD found out about a Snapchat video showing 26-year-old Kaderrica Smith and then 19-year-old Alexis Henderson

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