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Autistic Girl Tased By Trooper

An 11-year-old autistic girl was tased by a trooper in Ashland, Oregon. The girl was spotted walking along a freeway, naked. This is just the latest in a series of elopement-related episodes involving autistic children, and it highlights the need for more extensive training to prepare emergency responders who may encounter autistic children.

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Autistic Girl Tased By Trooper