Autism

Source: Sweetwater Police Department

Police: Autistic Man Kept In Dungeon-Like Conditions

Police in Sweetwater said they discovered a “dungeon-like” room inside a trailer home Thursday where a 30-year-old man with autism was locked up by his own mother.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

The actions of an alternative school teacher accused of abusing a 12-year boy with autism were caught on camera. (Source: CBS4)

Teacher’s Reported Abuse Of Autistic Boy Caught On Camera

The actions of an alternative school teacher accused of abusing a 12-year boy with autism were caught on camera.

CBS4–06/18/2013

David Baier  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Shocking Video Released In Alleged Teacher Abuse Case

Broward County prosecutors released surveillance video Monday showing a teacher at alternative school accused of abusing a 12-year-old autistic boy.

CBS4–06/17/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Parkland Car Wash Hires People With Autism

If you are looking to get your car squeaky clean and help make a difference, a new car wash in Parkland may be just the thing for you.

CBS Miami–04/07/2013

Daniela Foley, Mother of child with autism (Source: CBS4)

Focus On South Florida: Autism Awareness

New studies reveal more children have autism than previously thought. South Florida joins the world in “Light It Up Blue”, an autism awareness event, which also asks everyone to sign a petition sponsored by “Autism Speaks” to ask President Obama and Congress to develop a national plan to address autism.

My TV 33–04/01/2013

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S. Fla. Mother Coordinates Walk To Raise Awareness Of Fragile X Syndrome

When Calincito De La Serna was born six years ago, like all children, he was an adorable little baby.

CBS4–03/01/2013

Darryle Blue (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

School Bus Attendant Accused Of Abusing Autistic Child Pleads Not Guilty

An attorney for a Broward school bus attendant accused of abusing a 13-year-old boy with autism entered a not guilty plea in court Wednesday.

CBS4–01/30/2013

Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino. (Source: AP)

Dan Marino, Autism Agencies Team Up For Fundraising Walk

Driven by individuals with autism, their families and friends, the historic fundraising effort generated awareness and crucial funds for autism services.

01/26/2013

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

David Baier  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Davie Teacher Accused Of Abusing Autistic Student Bonds Out Of Jail

A teacher at an alternative education school in Davie has bonded out of jail after being charged with two counts of child abuse.

CBS4–08/16/2012

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