Friday, May 30, 2008

Creature Teacher Petition

The following is a letter written by a father who put together a petion for ousting the Creature Teacher:

Florida Teacher Should Be Fired For Mistreatment of Austistic 5 Year Old Voting Him Out Of


Target:Anyone With Children Or Special Needs Kids

Sponsored by:
Jim Staley

We the undersigned petition that Wendy Portillo is terminated from teaching for her inexcusable behavior. This Florida teacher thought it was proper to have her classroom of 16 Kindergardners vote out a 5 year old Austic child "Survivor" Style. For all of you that have children, know children or plan to have children this is a must read. So that means everyone.

I have a now 10 year old son that was diagnosed 5 years ago with Aspergers which is a high functioning form of Austism. I was outraged to read that this teacher had this young boy stand up in front of the class and let his classmates "vote him out" and tell him why they didn't like him. No child no matter what the circumstance deserves this sort of burden brought on by the teacher especially since he didn't ask to be the way he is.Can you imagine the emotional scars that this child will have? Imagine your child being treated like this and the Teacher was the main cause.

Law enforcement says there were no laws broken and the School is "looking into it".Wendy Portilla (the teacher) admits " I let the students decide if he could come back in. They took a vote. The count 2 for and 14 against, "I looked at Alex and asked, "How did it make you feel?" And he said, "Sad." And she looked at him and said, "No, it didn't!" Please read full articles here: This sort of behavior should not be tolerated.

Please help us circulate this petition. Thank you for taking the time to read this.

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