Student with autism allegedly hit by teacher

Springfield, MO – 65-year-old Janet Carrie Williams, a teacher at learning differenced Greene Valley State School, has been charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors. Williams allegedly admitted to a Springfield police officer that she accidentally hit a child in the head fives times. Court records first reported on […]

Lawyers accuse boy with autism of instigating fight after he was beaten in a school bus

Orlando, Fla. — Lawyers representing the Seminole County School Board accused a young teenage boy with autism of instigating a fight during an incident on a school bus where he was beaten while he was restrained in a harness that he wore to keep him safe. The lawyers also accused his mother of failing to […]

Update – Family of boy who was repeatedly hit by teacher, awarded $350k lawsuit settlement

On May 16 we reported on the distressing story, Student with autism allegedly hit by teacher. 65-year-old Janet Carrie Williams, a teacher at Greene Valley State School for children with learning differences, was charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. It has now been reported that a federal judge has approved […]