Single father Stuart Chaifetz knew something wasn’t right with his young autistic son at school, so he decided to send his boy to school wearing a wire. What this man heard on the secret recording when his son got home is completely sickening and outrageous. These women should be no where near a school or children to say the least. Check out the details and video here…
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When single father Stuart Chaifetz was told his 10-year-old autistic son was being violent in school, he knew something was wrong. Akian had always been a gentle, loving boy, and the school’s description of him was so out of character that he sent his son to school with a hidden tape recorder to find out what was really going on. That evening, when he listened to the six-and-a-half hours of audio, his life changed forever.
Not only were Akian’s teachers at Horace Mann Elementary in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, talking about being drunk at school and sex, and gossiping about pupils and their parents, they were also taunting, shouting and swearing at his son. He incorporated the troubling recording into a 17-minute YouTube clip, in which he demands a public apology from the teachers who treated his son as if he was ‘subhuman’.
Chaifetz told how Akian, who suffers from learning difficulties, sometimes talks softly to himself. But when he is heard doing this at school, the disturbing audio documents his teacher mocking him and yelling: ‘Shut your mouth.’ In distress, the schoolboy begins to cry, to which his teacher responds: ‘Go ahead and scream because guess what? You are going to get nothing until your mouth is shut.’
The shocking recording details Akian’s teachers talking to him aggressively, culminating in one’s outburst of: ‘Oh Akian, you are a bastard.’ But what is perhaps the most disturbing for the father-of-one, is when Akian’s teachers deliberately upset him, causing the boy to breakdown.
Akian’s parents are separated and he sees his mother every other weekend. But this sometimes proves distressing for the special needs boy, so a frequent question he asks is, ‘May I see Daddy after Mommy?’ But when the boy seeks reassurance from his teachers and asks the same question, they respond, laughing: ‘No, you can’t see.’ In panic, Akian reacts by throwing chairs around the classroom, his meltdown lasting for half an hour.
‘What kind of sick, twisted person does that to a 10-year-old boy?’ Chaifetz asks. ‘My son did not go to school, he went to prison and learned to fight to survive.’
He took the audio to the Cherry Hill School District, where officials fired one of the teachers involved – but the other teacher featured in the recording is still at the school. Susan Bastnagel, spokesperson for the Cherry Hill School District, told NBC10:
‘This is a personnel matter that the school district took seriously and handled appropriately and there will be no further comment.’
But Chaifetz does not agree. He said:
‘What you did was so disgusting that you should be walking around with your head in shame… And you’re still teaching children today. I want an apology not for me, but so one day, I can play this video back for my son and say, “Akian, you did not deserve anything that happened to you. These people are at fault”… This is to reclaim my son’s dignity.‘