Peer Groups

    Re: Missing Child

    On 9/25/11, JAR wrote:
    > I found out this morning that a 7-year old autistic child
    > from my school went missing last night. Crews searched all
    > night and all day, but he still has not been found. What
    > are some suggestions for dealing with this at school
    > tomorrow? He is in a special needs classroom most of the
    > day, but in a regular first grade classroom for part of the
    > day.
    How sad. What you do and say would depend on your students.
    I would not want to alarm them, but answer their questions
    truthfully. "We are not sure where Johnny is, but many
    adults are looking for him. We hope they find him soon."