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Justice for Abused Autistic Child

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The videos may be hard for some viewers to watch but I posted the website so everyone can watch it:first video- video- video my sister interview- copy and paste the links). The little boy in this video is my nephew it is my baby sisters son he is autistic.He is only 6 years of age.  My sister name is Latoya Martin and his dad name is Terecel Murrell. It was disturbing for them to watch this video and also for the rest of the family. I could not watch the entire video because I was heart broken about the way he was treated at this school but my sister was told about this incident a month later. We want justice to be served and there should be no excuses for this type of treatment towards a child or children whether they are disabled or not but in this particular case the child is disabled. Acts or failures to act that result in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or that present an imminent risk of serious harm to a child and something needs to be immediately. My sister has been depressed since this happened and is very stressed about this incident. However, an impulsive reactions to a provocative situation such as this one should have no justification for emphasizing aggressiveness on a child that is disabled and have developmental disabilities. I need everyone to sign this petition and think if this was your child or children what would you expect as punishment? Please provide feedback.

Justice for Pudge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is what the parties involved have been charged with so far: Avondika Cherry allegedly hit a 6-year-old student on Oct. 9 in a classroom at Pathways.Cherry was recommended for termination shortly after the incident and then resigned.Avondika Cherry was arrested on November 8 and bonded out and has been charged with simple battery.A classroom security video from October 9th captured Cherry hitting the autistic student multiple times as another autistic student watched. The following day, video footage shows Cherry describing the incident to a former Pathways paraprofessional, Melissa Williams-Brown and another Pathways teacher, Phyllis Rambo. Investigators say additional charges against Cherry could follow.In classroom security video from October 9, investigators say you can see Cherry hitting the student while another student was in the classroom.Melissa Williams-Brown, a paraprofessional who was also in the classroom and witnessed the incident, was terminated because she failed to report it. Williams-Brown and Rambo have both been charged with failing to report child abuse. Cherry and Williams-Brown are no longer employed at Pathways.

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