Students With Special Needs Face Suspicion After School Shooting
[Source: Disability Scoop]
In the aftermath of the Parkland massacre, some students with disabilities are being taunted or callously pegged by others as being the next school shooter, parents and experts say.
“There’s been a lot of bullying going on in our schools,” said Kelly Busch, a South Florida advocate for children with autism.
School and mental health records show that Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 and wounded 17 more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High on Valentine’s Day, was reported to have numerous conditions, including autism and severe behavioral and emotional problems.
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