Posted by: Teacher ia | on September 8, 2013
I am creating this post today for different reasons…
… as a parent of a child with special needs
… as a partner of a spouse with special needs
… as a teacher
…as a mother
… as a human being grieving
but no matter what I say I can only imagine what life is right now for the Stapletons
I do have one personal favor to ask before you read the news about this devastating event,
That is, to remember…
Remember the family…
Remember the parents…
Remember the children…
Now read the story you want to read by clicking on the hyperlink (blue link):
Did the System Fail Both Kelly & Issi Stapleton?
The Status Woe – Kelli Stapleton’s Blog
The Status Woe – Facebook Page
Support and Prayers For Kelli and Issy and the Stapleton Family (Update: Upon the request of the Stapleton family, this group will be closed. Members of this group can opt to move to a new group called “Extreme Love: Raising A Child With Severe Autism” which will talk about concerns about autism in general.
I am not going to ask you to react. Please no more of reactions. Instead feel, think, and help (in any order that you prefer). If you are going to post comments, let it be because of those three humane acts.
Posted in Issues and Concerns, Special Education | 2 Comments » Tags: autism with aggression, child with special needs, issy stapleton, kelli stapleton, severe autism, Special Education Philippines, stapleton family
I can’t imagine myself in the same situation. I’m speechless. But if moms can’t stomach the suffering from having to deal with violent autistic kids every single day, it would be better if they would turn them over to special care units or facilities if available. Just my 2 cents.
We can never say we know how they feel because we simply cannot. Just prayers for all concerned, especially for the child.
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