Lawsuit Against School District Alleges Mistreatment of Child With Autism
"The parents of an 11-year-old boy with autism have filed a lawsuit against the Orange Unified School District on allegations of physical and psychological abuse." GOOD FOR THEM. Too bad that parents have to fight, one by one, abuses that do occur in schools, some of which have caused DEATHS. For more on that read the detailed GAO report from a 2009 study here: Selected Cases of Death and GAO United States Government Accountability Office Testimony Before the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives SECLUSIONS AND RESTRAINTS Abuse at Public and Private Schools and Treatment Centers . Why was the child is this case RESTRAINED BY TWO ADULTS FOR OVER 12 MINUTES? HE WAS CRYING. It makes ME want to cry.
Interestingly, and, NBC 4 Southern California, please do some FACT CHECKING before you tell parents that their lawsuits won't matter, Block-Nerren, rather than being any autism expert at all, is a marketer and owner at a media services company. FMS raises funds for Autism Speaks, which hardly qualifies one as an "autism expert." I am not sure why NBC wants to tout a theme that suggests that parents are wasting their time fighting abuses in school systems.
Learn more about this legislation here: http://www.burdenofproofmd.org/
NOTE: I removed the name of the media services company. No point in giving them free advertising.
Another note: I removed the screen shot of the person because it was not necessary. At first I thought it would help explain something but it really does not.