"Not being able to speak is not the same as not having anything to say."
Stop Hurting Kids is the national campaign to end restraint and seclusion abuse in schools. Restraint and Seclusion: Hear Our Stories (working title) is a new film by Dan Habib, Filmmaker at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire. In the film, Jino Medina, Brianna Hammon, Helena Stephenson and Peyton Goddard describe the restraint and [...]
Thanks to everyone that came out in support of ASGO and Central Florida families affected by autism!
Florida education centers that serve severely disabled students received ‘F’ grades from the state for 2012 The A-to-F school grading system is a measure of the individual public schools quality. In an article by, Lauren Roth and Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel – An ‘F’ grade school is required to offer students transfers to better-performing schools. [...]
On May 9, Congressman George Miller (D-CA), ranking member of the House Education & Workforce Committee and Congressman Gregg Harper (R-MS) introduced the Keeping All Students Safe Act, HR 1893, a bill to protect all students nationwide from restraint and seclusion. Please CALL your members of Congress and ask them to Cosponsor and Support the [...]
Autism Society of Greater Orlando Is hosting it’s 8th annual 5K walk in the Orange County Convention Center’s South Concourse Everyone is invited to come out and support ASGO and the Central Florida families affected by autism www.asgo.org