I am a first grade teacher and for years have had mild sped kids in my class and have loved having them included. My oldest daughter started K in another district. Her school has special ed students included all day. I found out this district does not believe in self contained. My daughter is a very quiet, timid girl, gets startled easily and very sensitive to outbursts. One of the sped students has low cognitive function, possibly autistic and is nonverbal in language, does not understand English, screams all day, running around the room , jumping off the tables, when he gets frustrated. He kicks his aide, knocks over chairs, pushes people out of his way.
He threw a book which hit my daughter in the back, leaving a bruise. He is overwhelmed. He came from a self contained preschool of 8 kids 3 teachers. This class is 22 kids one teacher and an aide for him. My girl no longer wants to go to school and says this boy scares her. She is always shaking when I pick her up from schoo...See More