An 18-year-old autistic girl is no longer allowed to enter the school grounds or -building of Rombouts College in Brunssum, Limburg. If she does show up at the school, she will be fined 100 euros each time, to a maximum of 10 thousand euros, the court in Maastricht ruled on Wednesday, De Limburger reports.
Minister Eric Wiebes of Economic Affairs and Climate apologized for calling a wrong approach to dealing with problems caused by gas extraction in in Groningen "autistic". Talking about the wrong approach on Friday, Wiebes said: "Decisiveness is good, but autism is not", RTL Nieuws reports.
The parents of a 23-year-old autistic and schizophrenic young man who was shot dead by the police in Amsterdam last year, want the Public Prosecutor to prosecute the police officers involved, ANP reports.
Earlier this week the Public Prosecutor concluded that no prosecution was necessary. The officers acted in self defense because the man attacked them with a knife.
Nearly half of the people suffering from mental health problems in the Netherlands do not make use of medicine or health care, according to a survey by the national platform for mental health GGz and the Dutch federation for patients Ieder(in) published on Monday. The survey among more than 10 thousand patients found that high costs is the main reason for patients to avoid being treated, Trouw reports.
This survey reveals a sharp contrast between mental health care and physical health care - about a third of people with physical health problems don't go for treatment.
Pregnant woman who get in too little vitamin D are more than twice as likely to have a child that develops autism, according to a study by Erasmus MC in Rotterdam among over 4 thousand 6-year-olds and their mothers.
People with autism are too often misdiagnosed at first, often resulting in a long delay before they get the correct help and support. With young people it takes up to five ears, up to 8 years in adults, before the right diagnosis is made.
Young people who commit a sexual offense should receive a standard psychiatric examination, according to Theo Doreleijers, professor of child psychiatry of the VUmc.
The missing autistic teenager, Teun Wolters, from Twello has been found. He was discovered at his home around midnight last night. His family is "very happy".
A 17 year old autistic teenager from Twello has gone missing. Teun was last seen around 15:00 yesterday afternoon at Apeldoorn station. The autistic boy lives according to strict rituals, which is why his disappearance is so alarming.
A report done by Statistics Netherlands has found that, according to parents and guardians, almost 3 percent of children between the ages of 4 and 12 years suffer from autism or a related disorder, like Aspergers syndrome or PDD-NOS.
The 19-year-old Rotterdam hacker Jair M., responsible for uncovering the exam fraud at the Ibn Ghaldoun school, has spent years hacking into girls' computers to spy on them via their webcam.
Tika is a sexual assistant for the disabled, autistic people, schizophrenics and sexual offenders. A photo book about her work is being made. It is called 'I please people.'
The body found yesterday at the landing gear of a KLM Cityhopper aircraft is believed to be that of a 17-year old Norwegian boy missing since Wednesday. Investigators working at the airport found an identity card believed to be the boy's, according to Norwegian media.
Almost half the municipalities doubt they will be able to adequately help youth in the youth care system with the funds made available by the government, reveals a survey from 'de Volkskrant' among 158 of the 400 municipalities. One fifth states they will not be able to accomplish the task.