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How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?
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How Can Abuse of Special-Needs Students in Schools be Prevented?

The media has been full of stories of children with special needs being abused in schools, by teachers, aides, or other students. Each story is more disturbing than the last, with distraught parents threatening lawsuits and criminal charges. How is it that a p...
Bring Chris Home campaign – young man with severe autism in hospital subjected to ‘institutional abuse’
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Bring Chris Home campaign – young man with severe autism in hospital subjected to ‘institutional abuse’

Bring Chris Home - is a national campaign set up by Lynne McCarrick, the mother of Chris, a young man with severe autism and learning disabilities who has been placed into the care of Calderstones NHS Trust, miles away from his family home. He has been det...
Update – Parents of teen with autism who was duct taped to goal post do not seek charges
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Update – Parents of teen with autism who was duct taped to goal post do not seek charges

Pittsburgh, PA - The parents of Austin Babinsack, a 16-year-old soccer player with autism, are not pressing charges against the two upperclassmen who duct-taped their son to a goal post. Autism Daily Newscast reported on the story here. Instead John and Kristi...