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AP News Staff
June 07, 2019 - 5:43 am
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The St. Joseph school district has agreed to a nearly $130,000 settlement with a family who alleged in a lawsuit that an autistic student was bullied at an elementary school. The family said the student was the target of name-calling and other harassment at Eugene Field...
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Jim Cunningham
March 02, 2018 - 6:30 am
An evening of entertainment coming up in Kansas City features a lot of laughs from performers who are not like typical comedians. "An Evening With The 'Rents," is put on by men and women who are parents of children on the autism spectrum. Show producer and comedian Lindy Katzer has four kids, who...
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Johnson Co. Sheriff's Office
Kara Marxer
February 12, 2018 - 6:02 am
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office wants to help citizens with special needs by handing out informational window cling stickers. The clings read, "Special Needs Person May Not Respond to Verbal Commands." They can help inform first responders of how they may communicate with a person with autism,...
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Topeka PD
May 02, 2017 - 6:08 pm
Topeka, KS - While on patrol Sunday, April 30, Topeka police officer Aaron Bulmer saw a four-year-old boy walking toward the pond in Central Park near 16th and Central Park Ave. As Bulmer exited his patrol car to speak to the child, he saw the boy fall into the water and begin thrashing. As seen in...
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