A mother's struggles as her autistic son is placed under lockdown.
Both Floyd and Hallak were from communities that often complain of police brutality and racism.
This is especially important ahead of Autistic Pride Day, which comes out on June 18, and is a day to celebrate neurodiversity and awareness of those on the autistic spectrum.
While people with special needs are no longer siloed in institutions, we are far from full acceptance of differently abled people.
Netanyahu expressed condolences to al-Halak’s family in the government’s name, and added that he thinks the entire Israeli public would do so, as well.
After the birth of my son Jonathan, who turned out to have autism and severe epilepsy. I found myself, along with my family, going into quarantine and isolation from society.
People with autism who are nonverbal and low functioning, sadly, may find themselves hospitalized and heavily medicated on locked wards of psychiatric hospitals.
While you may naturally want to flee from the forced intimacy of being nonstop with your kids, know that there are families who are suffering through this moment.
These soldiers, known as "Special in Uniform" soldiers, were recruited to the Health Ministry's logistics center due to their experience in preparing emergency and crisis kits.
Jerusalem Academy of Music and SHEKEL project with special-needs musicians to make its debut