Danielle Goodwin said her son, Lucas, has autism and an autoimmune disorder so he does best in a quiet place. Goodwin said she talked it over with the teacher and then brought the year-old to Whatcom Middle School on Monday. How am I in the bathroom? When they found the desk in the bathroom, mom asked if there was another option, she said the teacher said no. Click Here to access the online Public Inspection File. Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below.
Teacher puts autistic student’s desk in a bathroom stall
School Places Special Needs Student's Desk in Bathroom, Blames Space Limitations
By Hannah Frishberg. The picture, which Goodwin posted to Facebook , shows a desk placed over a toilet and a chair at a sink in a stall at the Bellingham school. Goodwin says her son has special needs and works best in peaceful spaces. When she asked if there was an alternative available, such as having Lucas work in the library, the teacher said no. The bathroom is also particularly problematic for Lucas as he has an autoimmune disorder. The Goodwins are now in the process of filing a lawsuit, CNN reports.
Student with Autism 'Embarrassed' After Washington Middle School Puts His Desk in the Bathroom
A middle school student with special needs in Bellingham, Washington, was shocked to discover that his desk had been moved out of the classroom and into a bathroom. Lucas Goodwin, who attends Whatcom Middle School, has both an autoimmune disorder and autism. He performs best in a quiet environment. His mother, Danielle, talked about Lucas's situation with his teacher.
Notifications can be turned off anytime from browser settings. The child's distressed mom wrote on Facebook that a camping mat was placed on the floor for naps and her son was humiliated and embarrassed. In a distressing turn of affairs, a middle school in Bellingham, Washington stood by its decision to relocate an autistic student's desk from the classroom to a bathroom.