Keeping Your Kids with ASD Safe

By Holly Bortfeld Safety: Keeping Your Kids with ASD Safeis a never-ending issue People with disabilities, especially those with limited communication skills are at a high risk for abuse, neglect, bullying and sexual assault. Being wary of anyone who is alone with your child at home, in the community and especially at school is paramount. […]

The ugliest word & problem: BULLYING

by Lisa Ackerman We receive hundreds of reports each year from families living with autism on the issue of bullying. News reports about its incidence keep rising: Bullying takes a toll on autism (1.) To address this concern, TACA’s on staff attorney Summer Stech has continued her advocacy series to help educate families more about […]

Autism & the Bullying Problem

By Summer Stech, Esquire Over the past several years, the airways, newsstands, and blogosphere have been filled with horrific stories of bullying in schools.  These stories have even introduced us to a new type of bullying – cyber bullying – with little to no jurisdiction and often dire outcomes.  According to the U.S. Department of […]