Sometimes, parents and teachers of children with autism may focus more attention on teaching academic and behavior management skills than on daily living skills.Some may assume that daily living skills are less important.Problems with daily living skills "may be especially prominent in those with higher cognitive abilities" and autism, according to one study. The study included 417 adolescents with ASD in the Simons Simplex Collection research project.Half of them had daily living skills that were "significantly below" expectations for someone of their age and IQ.THE BRONX -- (WPIX) -- A NYPD officer fatally shot in the Bronx early Wednesday has been identified as Miosotis Familia, a mother and 12-year veteran of the police force.
Familia, 48, was a mother of three, all of whom learned of their mother's killing overnight and were at the hospital when she died. Hundreds, if not thousands, of officers responded to the hospital to pay their respects to Familia Wednesday morning.When he was confronted by a sergeant and a police officer, who were both in uniform, Bonds allegedly pulled out a gun. Police said a silver revolver was found at the scene.