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Bullying, Abuse and Torture of Special Needs Children: Footage of Judge Rotenberg Center (Graphic)

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Posted by Maria Mangicaro
Bullying Prevention Advocate

Published on Apr 10, 2012
Photosensitive epilepsy warning. Also, graphic and disturbing footage. Sign the petition from a former staff member:…

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This is NOT electrostatic or electroconvulsive therapy used for some mental disabilities such as depression or bipolar disorder. This is electric SHOCK used as a punishment.

Andre was asked to take off his jacket. When he refused, staff electric shocked him and he tried to hide under a table. They dragged him out and tied him facedown to a restraint board where he was kept for seven hours without a break, and shocked a total of thirty-one times. In court, it was admitted that all but one of those electric shocks were for tensing up or screaming.

If you are horrified, disgusted, and sickened by what you just watched, please contact the members of the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities. There are four bills currently assigned to that committee that target the JRC. Read more about the bills (and see links to their full text) here:…

The Senate Chair is Michael Rodrigues.
Phone: 617-722-1114

The House Chair is Kay Khan.
Phone: 617-722-2011

Call and email and let the members of the Committee know that you support S. 49, S. 50, S. 51, and H. 77. Urge them to report those bills favorably from committee.

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Ohio: Teacher Caught On Tape Bullying Special Needs Students

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Posted by Maria Mangicaro
Bullying Prevention Advocate

Uploaded on Nov 17, 2011

There are good teachers out there that should spend more time marching against bad teachers instead of those that would like to rein in bad teachers. Is the only advocates for the children hidden microphones and video cameras?

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Case of teacher bullying: Boy with autism bullied by teachers (April 25, 2012)

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Published on Apr 25, 2012
Father wired son to record bullying in school. Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

Consideration: How will Rebecca’s Law impact teachers caught bullying?

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Julio Artuz, 15-Year-Old Special Needs Student, Records Teacher Verbally Abusing Him

No one believed 15-year-old Julio Artuz when he said he was being bullied by a teacher at school — not even his parents.

So the special needs student sought proof, by filming an encounter with said teacher at Bankbridge Regional School in New Jersey, NBC10 reports.

“Don’t call me special,” Artuz told the teacher.

“What? Oh my god, f-ing. What does the sign on the front of the school say? Special education,” the teacher yelled back.

Artuz defended himself by saying that when he got out of the school, the teacher couldn’t call him special anymore. In response, the teacher made a threat.

“…I will kick your a– from here to kingdom-come until I’m 80 years old.”

In a statement to NBC10, the school district said officials take allegations of harassment seriously and are carrying out an investigation.

Read more here.