Mother of 10-year old special needs child arrested said school not equipped for care

April 13, 2017


A mother is in shock after her 10-year-old son with autism was arrested Wednesday. Okeechobee County School Resource Officers arrested the child for allegedly attacking a teacher in 2016. However, the child’s mother, Luanne Haygood claims the school district isn’t properly equipped to deal with children who have autism.
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