Tag: Autism Speaks

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ACLU urges governor to help man with autism escape improper treatment in prison, jail

Today, the ACLU of Virginia sent a letter to Governor Terry McAuliffe asking him to review the case of Reginald “Neli” Latson, a young man with intellectual and developmental disabilities who has been held in solitary confinement in a state correctional facility for almost a year.


Maryland Championship Wrestling aims to bodyslam autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects an estimated 1.5 million individuals in the United States and tens of millions worldwide. Today, it is estimated that one in every 88 children and one in 54 boys are diagnosed with autism.