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Posts Tagged ‘Summer 2023 Issue’

Advocating for the Overlooked Needs of Autistic Individuals in the US Criminal Justice System

Over the past 7-15 years, many forensic/clinical professionals working in the US criminal justice system recognize the need for significant change within the US criminal justice system for autistic individuals to be treated humanely and with dignity. “Recently, a diverse team of autistics, family...

Autistics, Law Enforcement, the Law, and Unfortunate and Tragic Encounters

I am not an attorney, nor do I have any legal background. As such, I claim to have no knowledge of the law, and do not offer legal advice of any kind. What I am writing here is strictly my own opinion and impressions and is based entirely on personal experiences and stories I have heard from others...

Autism Spectrum News Spotlight on Excellence: An Interview with Rita Gardner, President & CEO of Melmark

Overview David Minot, Executive Director of Mental Health News Education, the non-profit organization that publishes Autism Spectrum News, interviewed Rita Gardner, President and CEO of Melmark, a multi-state, non-profit human service provider with premier private special education schools,...