Family wants damages after autistic child arrested

The Autism News | English By Associated Press SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — The family of an 8-year-old autistic girl who was arrested at school wants the school district and county to pay more than $500,000 in damages. Charles and Spring Towry’s third-grade daughter, Evelyn, has Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. She was arrested in January on suspicion of battery at Kootenai Elementary School after staffers said she spit on and inappropriately touched two instructors

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Family wants damages after autistic child arrested

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