Articles Tagged with Autism

Family Files Complaint After Autistic Man Shocked With Taser And Arrested

An autistic man was shocked with a Taser and arrested for running from police

A Greenville, South Carolina, mother has filed an excessive force complaint against police after they used a Taser on her adult autistic son and arrested him on Christmas Eve. Greenville police say that officers were responding to reports of gunshots in the Sullivan Street area Wednesday night, when they saw 34-year-old Tario Anderson walking down… Read more »

Congress Passes The ABLE Act To Benefit Disabled Children

The ABLE Act helps parents plan for the futures of their children with disabilities.

In a huge show of bipartisan support, the ABLE Act passed congress with a 404-17 vote on Wednesday. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, known as the ABLE Act, is aimed at helping parents provide for the future of their children who have disabilities without worrying about penalties or other obstacles. The new bill… Read more »