The alleged assault crushed the spirit of Chase Coleman, 15, and shook his family to their core.   Chase Coleman, a 15-year-old Black autistic teen from Syracuse, New York, loved running on his high school’s cross-country team until a physical attack on October 14 quelled his passion. According to witness accounts and a police report […]

News Chase Coleman was just like any other freshmen athlete in high school — he loved to stay active. The 15-year-old student finally found his sport after realizing the he excelled at track and field. Nothing could hold Coleman back from success, but his nonverbal autism meant that he had a little more of a disadvantage […]