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A Woman With Autism Allegedly Endured Months Of The Most Horrific Abuse Imaginable — From Her Own Family

A 22-year-old woman with autism was allegedly abused and tortured at the hands of five of her relatives in Louisiana, according to a grand jury indictment. A 22-year-old woman in Amite, Louisiana, was subjected to a yearlong, horrific campaign of abuse and torture by her family members, which included being forced to live in a cage and eat her mother’s …

Psychedelics & Autism: 8 Stories Of Success

Autism is a distressing social disorder that can be severely debilitating for both sufferers and parents. Current treatments are varied and often ineffective. As with many other mental health conditions, autism could potentially be treated with psychedelic therapy. Unfortunately, there are no large-scale studies on the potential of psychedelics in the treatment of autism. Back in the 60s and 70s …

Texas 7th-grader with autism gets perfect score on standardized math test

And in math, Cade Elias is a star student. The 13-year-old’s ability in math is unparalleled in the Frisco Independent School District, because he got every question correct on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program, WFAA reported. His mother, Renee Elias, was stunned. “I said ‘You got a perfect score on the math STAAR (test).’ And he said, ‘What?!,” Elias …