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Fox6now.com: 'He was a wild child:' Project SEARCH helps young man with autism thrive in job at Aurora Health Care

Fox6now.com: 'He was a wild child:' Project SEARCH helps young man with autism thrive in job at Aurora Health Care

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MILWAUKEE — Sometimes not knowing is the worst thing of all. For one mom, years of wondering what exactly was wrong with her son, what was causing his behavior, left her desperate for answers. The diagnosis proved positive for not only her,

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Fox6now.com: Grocery store clerk whose act of kindness toward boy with autism went viral is given a new car

Fox6now.com: Grocery store clerk whose act of kindness toward boy with autism went viral is given a new car

BATON ROUGE, La. — A grocery store clerk whose act of kindness toward an autistic 17-year-old went viral has been given a new car.

Jordan Taylor was given the car Tuesday after the Rouses Market employee’s kind gesture went viral last month, The Advocate of Baton Rouge reported .

Taylor, 20, had

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Fox6now.com: Investigators: Caregiver left woman with autism in 109-degree van while she received salon waxing

Fox6now.com: Investigators: Caregiver left woman with autism in 109-degree van while she received salon waxing

Bridget Flynn

RACINE COUNTY — A 35-year-old Racine County woman is facing several charges after officials say she left a woman with autism inside a locked van while she had a waxing procedure done at a salon. Investigators say the temperature inside the van was 109 degrees.

Bridget Flynn of

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Fox6now.com: Family considers legal action after body camera video shows handcuffs being used on boy with autism

Fox6now.com: Family considers legal action after body camera video shows handcuffs being used on boy with autism

DENTON, Texas — A North Texas school district is facing scrutiny after the release of body camera video that shows an interaction between a resource officer and a boy with autism in April. It happened at Alexander Elementary School in Denton, Texas. The boy’s parents say they’re outraged and hurt.

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Fox6now.com: Police: 12-year-old boy with autism, reported missing in Kenosha, found safe

Fox6now.com: Police: 12-year-old boy with autism, reported missing in Kenosha, found safe

Isiah Harrison

KENOSHA — Kenosha police have canceled the search for a missing boy.

There were concerns because 12-year-old Isiah Harrison has autism and limited verbal communication. He was reported to have been last seen near 27th and 17th at around 11:15 a.m. Sunday morning, July 29.

Again, he has been

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Fox6now.com: 'I knew something was wrong:' 18-year-old with severe non-verbal autism dies of heat exhaustion

Fox6now.com: 'I knew something was wrong:' 18-year-old with severe non-verbal autism dies of heat exhaustion

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The extreme heat in Kansas proved deadly for an 18-year-old with autism. His parents are speaking out, hopeful their tragedy will offer a critical lesson for others.

“I remember looking at the nurse saying, ‘why?’ He was just hot. He was just hot. He was such a

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Fox6now.com: 'Broke my heart:' Hundreds of bikers help celebrate birthday of boy with autism, after just 3 friends RSVP'ed

Fox6now.com: 'Broke my heart:' Hundreds of bikers help celebrate birthday of boy with autism, after just 3 friends RSVP'ed

SLINGER — After only a few friends RSVP’ed to a birthday party for a boy with autism, his heartbroken mother took to social media. There was a huge surprise for 10-year-old Thomas Karna in Slinger Sunday morning, July 15.

“I just feel like I’m famous,” said Karna.

Thomas Karna

There

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Fox6now.com: 3 years in prison for stepdad accused of locking girl with autism in basement; probation for mom

Fox6now.com: 3 years in prison for stepdad accused of locking girl with autism in basement; probation for mom

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WAUKESHA COUNTY — Brookfield parents convicted on three counts of causing mental harm to a child were sentenced in a Waukesha County courtroom on Thursday afternoon, March 1. Patrick Keller, 50, and Alicyn Keller, 44, were accused of locking their child, 13, who has

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Fox6now.com: 15-year-old boy with autism uses art as an outlet, raises $16K for research through his greeting cards

Fox6now.com: 15-year-old boy with autism uses art as an outlet, raises $16K for research through his greeting cards

Giizhik Klawiter (PHOTO: UW officials)

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Giizhik Klawiter (PHOTO: UW officials)

MADISON — A 15-year-old boy with autism loves art and is very talented. In partnership with the Waisman Center at UW-Madison,

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Fox6now.com: Man admits to drowning 6-year-old boy with autism, leaving body in dumpster

Fox6now.com: Man admits to drowning 6-year-old boy with autism, leaving body in dumpster

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Dayvid Pakko

LYNNWOOD, Washington — A 19-year-old man admitted to drowning a 6-year-old Washington state boy with autism and leaving his body in a dumpster, officials said Tuesday.

The suspect, from Kerville, Texas, but believed to

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Fox6now.com: Mental exam ordered for Amelia Di Stasio, accused in death of son with autism

Fox6now.com: Mental exam ordered for Amelia Di Stasio, accused in death of son with autism

Amelia Di Stasio

MILWAUKEE — A competency exam has been ordered for a Milwaukee woman accused of killing her 4-year-old son by setting him on fire.

23-year-old Amelia Di Stasio appeared in court Friday on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. A preliminary hearing was postponed until the mental exam

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Fox6now.com: $350K cash bond for mother accused in death of son with autism; bound with belts, set on fire

Fox6now.com: $350K cash bond for mother accused in death of son with autism; bound with belts, set on fire

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee mother accused in the death of her four-year-old son — her only child, who had autism, appeared in court Thursday, October 5th for the first time since charges were filed.

Amelia Di Stasio

Amelia Di Stasio made her initial appearance in court Thursday. Cash bond was set

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