Day: April 25, 2018

Berkshireeagle.com: Pittsfield: Rally will celebrate autism awareness

Berkshireeagle.com: Pittsfield: Rally will celebrate autism awareness

Posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:15 pm

The Autism Collaborative of Berkshire County announces an Autism Awareness rally celebrating the accomplishments of individuals with autism from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Park Square.

The rally is the capstone celebration of Autism Awareness Month, a campaign to increase access

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Thisisinsider.com: A mom found shocking recordings of teachers allegedly bullying her son, who has autism– now she's fighting back

Thisisinsider.com: A mom found shocking recordings of teachers allegedly bullying her son, who has autism– now she's fighting back

Milissa Davis, Camden’s mother.WBZR

When a mom of a 12-year-old with autism realized her son was having trouble at school, she hid a recording device in his backpack. Recordings allegedly revealed that a teacher and a teacher’s aide at a school for special needs children were openly mocking the child.

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Thestar.com: Autism not associated with violence, advocates say

Thestar.com: Autism not associated with violence, advocates say

Reports the man connected to Monday’s van rampage on Yonge St. may suffer from Asperger syndrome, have shaken advocates in Ontario’s autism community.

Asperger syndrome has been associated with autism spectrum disorder, a complex neuro-biological disorder that affects the ability to verbalize thoughts, manage anxiety, cope with changes to

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