This should not have happened. The behavior therapist, Charles Kinsey did all the right things given the situation. He was laying on the ground, with his hands up, as he tried to explain what was going on. The fact that the situation had escalated to the point that this man and his autistic patient were surrounded by by armed cops is inexcusable.
What really boggles my mind is that Kinsey was actually shot, and then handcuffed while bleeding out. He didn’t do anything to warrant that. The police officer that shot Kinsey has been placed on administrative leave. My question is, what about the other officers that were there? In my opinion, they are all responsible for what happened. The situation should have been handled better. What scares me to death, is how easily I can see my son and his community worker in that situation. It’s a thing of nightmares.
This is an old picture of my daughter’s room. I couldn’t find my camera to take a current one. Her walls are now white, but we are going to paint them blue. Yeah, I get the irony of the situation. I’m now wishing we had never painted it a couple years ago to white.
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By Marguerite Elisofon author MY PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY: What Happens When One Twin has Autism. Founder “Ask an Autism Mom” – offering Consulting Services for Families with Children on The Spectrum. Blogger for The Never-Empty Nest on parenting young adults and disability related issues.
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