Can you afford to be sued? Can you afford bad publicity? Can your reputation recover?
When companies or people allow or fail to prevent harassment of autistic citizens they place their entire reputation, careers, and business on the line. Today, lawsuits against individuals, companies, and government for harming the disabled are not only rising, but showing a strong track record of wins for the harmed individual. Juries and judges are usually and reasonably sympathetic towards them, but not so to anyone intentionally or even unintentionally responsible for any form of harm.