Tag Archives: disability

The Social Stigma of Handicap Parking

Last Friday, I sat in the DMV with my ticket in one hand and the form filled out by Brian’s doctor in November for a handicap placard in the other. Two months ago I was sitting in the pediatrician’s office, recapping Brian’s recent behavioral aggression.  I told him how he had tried to bolt in […]

Teacher Films Herself Taunting Student. Bullying or Not?

There’s this video floating around the internet of an 11-year-old boy with autism,  who has somehow become stuck in his chair at school.  The video was recorded by the student’s teacher, on her cell phone.  In the video you can hear the teacher mocking the student and even asking at one point, “Do you want to […]