He called his behavior 'Stimming' and seemed to hold something up to show the officer Stimming, which in the autism community is well known to mean 'self-stimulating,' is a repetitive behavior used by those with autism to calm themselves.For Connor, that means holding a piece of yarn close to his face.'"Scott, who is based in San Diego, said via Twitter that his client wants an apology from Grossman, for Grossman to do community service with the "autistic community" and training for all Buckeye officers."If Buckeye PD does those 3 things, we will be flexible in resolving the boy's financial damages, but those 3 issues are mandatory," he tweeted from his apparently new Twitter account. We will take any type of training that we can get from again, from this incident, any other incident and we can learn from, we can better ourselves from."[WATCH RAW VIDEO: Buckeye Police Department news conference]She also briefly mentioned a program in which "any person with any type of disability" could register with the department so officers who come into contact with them might be able to quickly learn about them and adjust their behavior accordingly.Skaggs said the department plans to use Grossman's body-cam video to train other officers."We are going to learn from this and hopefully deal with these situations differently," she explained, saying that Grossman was operating "as a drug recognition expert.""That's was he thought was going on at the time based on his training and experience," she said, explaining that things de-escalated once Grossman was made aware that Connor is on the spectrum and as such might displays behaviors that could be misconstrued."If you watch the entire video, things were dialed down very quickly -- with the juvenile, with the officer, with the caretaker coming over and everything," Skaggs said. "We've talked about maybe wearing different bracelets for autism, somebody with bipolar [disorder], different types of disabilities," as a sign to officers that there might be some special circumstances in play and extra care might be in order.Half of teens (50%) say they have friended someone on Facebook or another social media site as a way to show romantic interest, while 47% have expressed attraction by liking, commenting on or interacting with that person on social media.Additionally, 55% of teens say they show interest in someone by flirting with them in person.Developing relationships, especially the romantic kind, are a fundamental part of growing up.
Here are six key findings: When it comes to meeting romantic partners, most teens do this offline.Technology can make teens feel more connected and closer to their partner; it can also cause feelings of jealousy and uncertainty.Fully 59% of teens with relationship experience say social media makes them feel more connected to what’s happening in their romantic partner’s life, and 44% report that social media makes them feel emotionally closer to their significant other.It happened the afternoon of Wednesday, July 19 at a park in the area of Village and Main streets in the Verrado neighborhood.[RAW VIDEO: Buckeye PD body camera video of detention of autistic teen]"Buckeye Police Officer Grossman, a state certified trainer in drug use recognition, observed a teenager alone in a park," according to a news release from the agency.