Warning: this is a very distressing story
A mother whose autistic son was strapped to a restraining chair in class was asked if she would prefer a "more aesthetically pleasing chair" when she confronted the school about the seven-year-old's treatment.
The video for this story is at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-09/hundreds-of-complaints-of-abuse-o…
- Almost 250 reported incidents of abuse or neglect of disabled students in government schools since 2015
- Complaints include children being strapped into restraining chairs
- Abuse includes physical abuse and neglect