Parents in Jacksonville, Florida recently withdrew their Autistic son from school due to an incident that recently took place in the school hallway. Lawrence Feagin actually witnessed his son being dragged by the school principal down the hallway. Mr. Feagin and the boy’s mother, Jane Jackson, state that their son is Autistic. Ms. Jackson added that her son does not have the ability to verbalize and that he is not aggressive.
Autistic and other special needs students need to be supervised and cared for in the school system with an understanding and recognition of their abilities, disabilities, and individual characteristics. You can read more about this story at the Florida Times Union Website.
If your child has been injured or harmed in a public or private school, contact a Florida Child Injury lawyer for advice regarding the rights of your child.