Teacher Charged With Assault For Dragging Autistic Boy in School Hallways

Teacher Charged With Assault For Dragging Autistic Boy in School Hallways

The incident, which took place in October, resulted in Nelson pulling her son out of Wurtland Elementary and placing him in another school in the district, she told The Post. The teachers aide no longer works for the district, although officials have not provided specifics.

"I was horrified when I saw it", the boy's mother, Angel Nelson, told the station. "No", he replied, while apparently being dragged along the school hallway in front of other kids.

She says her son has been diagnosed with "autism, ADHD, PTSD, anxiety, and depression", and that he also has limited speech.

Last year, an OH teacher was sacked after she was photographed dragging a student by the arm down a school hallway.

"The Greenup County School District prioritizes the safety of our students".

Brooks said there is no magic wand to prevent the recent situations, but he supports staff training that ensures emotional and physical safety at schools. "The parent was contacted immediately and the student was assessed by the school nurse and referred for outside medical evaluation".

"It is my belief that all schools should be required to have cameras in place in order to protect students and teachers", Nelson wrote.

She is expected to be charged with fourth-degree assault.

News outlets report court records say Abrams is set to appear in court Wednesday. Nelson told CNN affiliate WSAZ that a doctor diagnosed her son with sprains in both wrists, as well as swelling and bruising in one wrist that worsened in the days following.

In surveillance footage, shared by the boy's mother on Facebook Sunday, a woman is seen dragging the child on his back and knees through the school's hallways.

More news: "Good Chance" Freddie Kitchens Will Be The Browns Next Head Coach
More news: Chelsea Closing In On Gonzalo Higuain
More news: Bayern confirm Pavard deal

Then she said Abrams started dragging him by the wrist from the classroom and down the hallway.

"I think she should possibly face the inside of a jail", Calep Nelson told WSAZ-TV.

Superintendent Sherry Horsley told WSAZ-TV on Monday that the incident was reported to police, Child Protective Services and the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board. The EPSB determines whether or not a teacher keeps their teaching certificate.

"I'm not surprised", Heskins said about the four incidents, "Restraint is an intervention that is much misused across the state".

But the victim's mother said more could be done to stop similar cases in the future.

Angel Nelson added to ABC News she wants more cameras in schools and that the camera in the room where Alan was ultimately taken did not show what happened in that room.

Nelson said that when she first met with Abrams at their initial IEP (Individualized Education Program) meeting upon enrolling her son at Wurtland, Abrams assured her and her husband that she had years of experience and that her son was in good hands.

"The fact that my son is not able to fully verbalize what he went through means that we must fight that much harder for all kids, but especially the kids who can not speak for themselves", the upset mother wrote on Facebook.

The video of the incident, which occurred October 24, shows Abrams dragging the student by both arms.

Related Articles

  • Belgian expert reveals truth to Yannick Carrasco deal claims

    Belgian expert reveals truth to Yannick Carrasco deal claims

    There is interest in Carrasco from AC Milan but his £170,000-a-week wages could make a move away from China hard . The San Siro outfits are in the race to sign the star at the ongoing transfer window.
    Hedo Turkoglu: Knicks' Enes Kanters Using 'Smear Campaign' Against Turkey

    Hedo Turkoglu: Knicks' Enes Kanters Using 'Smear Campaign' Against Turkey

    Asked if he really believes that he could be killed if he travels to London, Kanter said, "Oh yeah, easy". The NBA star has publicly spoken out against Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan .
    Best Diet of 2019? Dieticians choose Mediterranean

    Best Diet of 2019? Dieticians choose Mediterranean

    The eating plan features a wide variety of options, including fruits and vegetables , whole grains, nuts, poultry, and fish. If you're interested in trying out the Mediterranean Diet, Peick suggests starting out small and working your way into it.
  • Flu cases increase in Lucas County

    Since the 1970s, two major Type A flu varieties have coexisted: H3N2 and H1N1. "It's a different season, different profile". This year, two people have died from flu, one being between ages 19-49 and the other older than 50.
    Hubble Space Telescope Captures Awesome View of Neighboring Galaxy

    Hubble Space Telescope Captures Awesome View of Neighboring Galaxy

    As the second-largest image ever released by Hubble, it encompasses the central region of the galaxy and its inner spiral arms. The abundance of gas clouds in the Triangulum Galaxy is precisely what drew astronomers to conduct this detailed survey.
    Rosenstein plans to leave Justice Dept. shortly after Barr confirmed

    Rosenstein plans to leave Justice Dept. shortly after Barr confirmed

    ABC News also reported that there is no indication that Trump is attempting to force out Rosenstein, despite their rocky past. Barr is expected to face questioning from Democrats about his views of the Mueller investigation at next week's hearing.
  • Fans Turned Away From SmackDown Venue For Wearing All Elite Wrestling Apparel

    Fans Turned Away From SmackDown Venue For Wearing All Elite Wrestling Apparel

    Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reports that Cody and the Bucks are signed to five-year deals with AEW. We exclusively reported that former WWE Superstar Neville , now known as Pac would be at the rally.
    Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are getting divorced after 25 years

    Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are getting divorced after 25 years

    Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie , are getting a divorce. Putting out a statement on Twitter, Bezos said he and MacKenzie will remain "cherished friends".
    Scientists: Crickets Likely Caused Reported 'Acoustic Attack' in Cuba

    Scientists: Crickets Likely Caused Reported 'Acoustic Attack' in Cuba

    The State Department pulled 60 percent of its diplomatic staff in Cuba back in September 2017 after the illnesses were reported . During that year and the one prior, USA diplomats in Cuba had complained of headaches, nausea, dizziness, and other symptoms.
  • British PM Theresa May loses key vote on Brexit procedure in parliament

    British PM Theresa May loses key vote on Brexit procedure in parliament

    They reportedly did so by backing an amendment which would limit spending on no-deal prepared unless allowed by parliament. In Brussels, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas repeated that the Brexit deal would not be reopened.

    'What the fudge': Tomic underarm serve stuns Kyrgios

    Tomic's first set was nearly flawless, while Kyrgios looked a little underdone and struggled to find some rhythm early on. Tomic and Kyrgios will both feature at the Australian Open in Melbourne next week.
    Google Assistant Aims to Eradicate Language Barriers with Its New Interpreter Mode

    Google Assistant Aims to Eradicate Language Barriers with Its New Interpreter Mode

    Google have a big presence at CES once again this year and their presence is dominated by Google Assistant . At CES 2019 , Google yesterday announced a number of new partnerships and features for Google Assistant.