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Queens Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl With Autism – CBS New York

Police sources told CBS2 48-year-old Marc Scheibel forced the non-verbal student to touch his private area. Source: Queens Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl With Autism – CBS New York

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Goddard school district responds after father says son handcuffed, bag put over head at school

A father says his 8-year-old son was handcuffed and a bag was put over his head as discipline after an incident at his elementary school. Source: Goddard school district responds after father says son handcuffed, bag put over head at school

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Derbyshire schoolboy forced to wet himself after being refused toilet break during lesson | The Star

A furious Derbyshire mum said she is “disgusted” after a secondary school refused to allow her son to use the toilet during a lesson, forcing him to wet himself. Source: Derbyshire schoolboy forced to wet himself after being refused toilet break during lesson | The Star

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Slaughter Elementary teacher fired for breaking arm of special needs student in May | In-depth | wdrb.com

Jefferson County Public Schools substantiated on July 10 an allegation that Christian Harrison broke a student’s arm during an improper restraint on May 23, district personnel and investigative records obtained Source: Slaughter Elementary teacher fired for breaking arm of special needs student in May | In-depth | wdrb.com

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How a 6-year old was taken from school to a mental health facility — without her mother’s consent – The Washington Post

Florida police were told Nadia King was “out of control” and escorted her to a mental health facility, where she was held for two days, her mother said. Source: How a 6-year old was taken from school to a mental health facility — without her mother’s consent – The Washington Post

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Podcast | Access VFX: Podcast 26 Neurodiversity

This episode we talk neurodiversity and how the variety of neurodiverse conditions can affect people working in the VFX industry. We discuss misconceptions and how individuals, colleagues, employees and parents can embrace the characteristics. Featuring:Joel Foster, Assistant Technical Director, FramestoreHaydn Roff, Technical Artist, The MillPierre Marcantonio, Layout Artist, Blue Spirit Hosted by Simon Devereux, Founder […]

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Heart-rending moment ‘autistic’ girl, 6, asks ‘am I going to jail’ when cops are called after ‘tantrum’ – The Sun

Note: Tantrums are not the same as Autistic meltdowns and these words should NOT be used interchangeably as seen here. BODYCAM footage shows a six-year-girl who was led out of her school asking a police officer if she was being sent to jail. The girl, who is named Nadia and thought to be on the […]