• special education students,
  • disabled adults.,
  • autistics,

included in the story?

YES if any of the above are directly quoted in a news story.

NO if there are none. EXCEPT in cases on sex crimes where it is standard procedure to not identify the victims. whether or not they are disabled.

Context determines my response. In case of sex crimes, it is justified. Other contexts, I determine the response on a case by case basis.