Wednesday, August 31, 2011

this is not okay: 9-year-old with asperger's syndrome handcuffed.

This photo was taken the day before Max got locked in a storage closet at daycare by one of his teachers. He was only 18 months old.
It has come to light that police were called to a Toronto daycare last month because a nine-year-old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome (an autism spectrum disorder) was having a tantrum. Police decided to handcuff the child to restrain him because they deemed him a threat to himself and others.

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