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More Children With Autism Are Going To College Than Ever Before (And 5 Other Key Findings)

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents

Research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is still in its infancy, but knowledge about the brain disorder, which is associated with developmental del...

Elementary School's 'Isolation Booth' Sparks Controversy

Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

A Washington state community is wracked with controversy after a Longview mother posted photos to Facebook of an "isolation booth" for young students ...

Teacher Accused Of Feeding Students Hot Sauce-Soaked Crayons Fired

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

The Osceola County School Board decided this week to toss out a judge's order, banning former special needs teacher Lillian Gomez from the district's ...

Student With Autism Left 'Delirious' After 5-Hour Bus Ride Without Food, Bathroom Breaks

Posted 09.10.2012 | Education

Serena Vidal, the mother of a 3-year-old boy, is enraged after the bus ride home from his first day of school took five hours -- without stops for foo...

Teacher Accused Of Threatening To Cut Off Students' Tongues

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.24.2012 | Education

Pranee Andrus, a teacher from Narcoossee Elementary school in Osceola County, Fla., is accused of threatening to cut off students' tongues and draggin...

Mom Outraged After Teacher's Aide Pulled Wrong Tooth From Son

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.23.2012 | Education

Sabrina Grant, mother of a fourth grade student with autism at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, is upset after her son's teacher's aide not only pull...

Autistic High School Student Denied Graduation Due To State Law

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.14.2012 | Education

Sinclaire Coffer, a 17-year-old high school student with autism, is fighting to be allowed to graduate from North Springs Charter High School in Sandy...

Teacher Placed On Leave After Father Wired Son To Record Abuse

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education

CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- A southern New Jersey teacher who oversees a classroom where a father says his autistic son was verbally abused by adults has bee...

Stuart Chaifetz Update: Reassigned Teacher Hires Lawyer

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.27.2012 | Education

A YouTube video posted by Stuart Chaifetz revealing audio evidence of his 10-year-old son Akian's emotional abuse at the hands of his educators has re...

Father Sends Son To School With A Wire, Records Verbal Abuse From Teachers

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education

When Stuart Chaifetz sent his 10-year-old son to New Jersey's Horace Mann Elementary School wearing a hidden audio recorder, he couldn't have predicte...

Boy With Autism Allegedly Forced To Sit In Box During Class

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.29.2012 | Education

Sage Rollins, a 10-year-old boy with autism at Ronald Reagan Elementary School in Wildomar, Calif., told his mother his teacher made him sit in a card...