It’s a sad fact that school shootings have become quite common. 2018 is already on track to be a deadlier year than 2017. Last year 25 students or teachers were killed in school shootings. So far, in 2018, there has been a 63% increase in deaths from school shootings. As a result, most schools now

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in Autism Safety by Sandy Fields, BAPSY

Disability awareness training needed Since 2014, there has been an increased national awareness regarding how police interact with the public during arrests and emergency situations. The autism community is no exception. During search and rescue missions, crime scene investigation, medical emergencies, and human services investigations, the way in which police and other first responders serve

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in Autism Safety by Katherine G. Hobbs, AA

Lately, the news has been immersed in images of the city of Houston, Texas  swallowed by a torrent of flood water.  We’ve felt sympathy for those affected, we’ve  worried about their welfare. And we’ve all probably thought, “What if that was my family?” We hope it will never happen, but sometimes it does.  Fire, flood,

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in Autism News by Melissa DeMoux

Friendship can lead to some of the most amazing achievements. When Sharon Jalette of Farmingville, NY, was asked by a friend to create an identifying tag for her nonverbal child with autism to wear in the car in the event of an emergency, she jumped at the chance to help.  As the child of a

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in Autism Safety by Amy KD Tobik

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Celebrating the Love and Strength of Women in Our LivesIn celebration of Mother’s Day, autism advocate and attorney Areva Martin shares an intimate look at the enduring effect of strong and loving women.Areva Martin, Esq. Top Ways Autistic Teens Can Transition to the WorkplaceAn autistic job recruiter provides points to

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in Magazine Issues by Amy KD Tobik

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Let’s Hear It For This Year’s Special ContributorsA special recognition for our Top 15 Contributors for 2016 who have helped make Autism Parenting Magazine an award-winning magazine.Amy KD Tobik The Urgent Need to Stop Criminalizing AutismA leading attorney and autism/children’s rights advocate shares the vast need for the education and

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in Magazine Issues by Amy KD Tobik