MODESTO, Calif. - Police have arrested a California woman for allegedly tying up and stabbing her 13-year-old autistic son.
PHILADELPHIA - An autistic young man who didn't speak was left in a scorching van at a residential treatment home in suburban Philadelphia, where his lifeless, overheated body was found more than five hours after his small group returned from an amusement park.
DETROIT - The former president of the Detroit School Board appeared in court Tuesday to face charges he fondled himself in front of the woman who was then the district's superintendent.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The families of seven autistic students who were abused by their teacher in a northeastern Pennsylvania classroom have agreed to a $5 million settlement of their federal lawsuit.
VENTURA, Calif. - A Southern California jury has awarded $5,700 to the family of an autistic girl whose lunch money was stolen for nearly two months by a teacher's aide.