Latest Childhood autism News

Autistic boy stabbed with syringes, and nurse loses license

Aug. 15, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have revoked the nursing license of a woman caught on security cameras stabbing an autistic teenager with syringes when he failed to comply with her instructions, officials said Thursday. The state attorney general's Division of Consumer Affairs announced in...

Ex-officer released after serving time for killing boy

Jul. 1, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana law enforcement officer who was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for the shooting death of a 6-year-old autistic boy has been released after serving less than two years. Norris Greenhouse Jr. was released Friday, Louisiana Department of Public Safety...