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A Teacher and Principal Tease Autistic Student After He Got Stuck in A Chair [VIDEO]

You know I do not get riled up about many things but this video really ticked me off to the point I had tears running down my checks.  A 5th grade Michigan teacher by the name of Nicole McVey decided it was appropriate to record a video of one of her  students who as Asperger's Syndrome after he got stuck in a chair.  Not only that, the principal of the school decided to join in teasing the boy.  Not once did they offer to help  Then she proceeded to show the video to other students and teachers.

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Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for C.A.T.C.H Foundation
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Autism Awareness Day In Amarillo, Texas

Autism affects many people across the United States and there is no place that is left untouched. Amarillo is definitely no exception. Luckily, there are places geared towards helping people affected by autism.

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Study: Paternal, Maternal Age Linked to Autism

Older paternal and maternal age is associated with having a child with autism, according to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

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Study Links Prenatal Antidepressants Intake With Autism

A study released by the Archives of General Psychiatry says children whose mothers took antidepressants during pregnancy are twice as likely to be autistic.

The study suggests that the class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be risky early on in a pregnancy, CNN reported.

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