Inclusive Education for Autism Varies by State

A recent study published on-line in the journal Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities examined factors other than IQ and severity of autism symptoms which might determine educational placement decisions.  The findings indicate that where a child lives may significantly impact their placement in an inclusive or segregated classroom.  Of the ten least inclusive states…

You Freed Him From the Tower

A speech given to the student body of Montclair Renaissance Middle School during Autism Awareness Month by Bryan Lonegan, father of a 16-year-old boy with autism Good morning, Renaissance. When Reena (English teacher) asked me to speak here about autism awareness, I figured that it would be easy enough. After all, I’ve done a lot of…