Originally Posted by reds1869
As an educator who works closely with autistic students I am often disappointed by the way so many children are treated by the "adults" in their lives. The story makes me sad but honestly does not surprise me very much. In time I believe we will hear of more incidents like this one.
I know where you're coming from. Working as a volunteer a few summers ago with autistic children, just about all of them had a rough home or school life that seemed to exacerbate their condition. Parents and teachers who can treat these kids right deserve all the respect they can get.