It happens. It's one of our worst fears concerning our children: that the people we entrust to care for them will harm them, and it's happened to Kim Stagliano's family. She writes about it at Huffington Post this weekend.
I'd encourage all our bloggers to drop by the post and offer their support to Kim and her family; they've had to live with this knowledge and the aftermath since May without discussing it with the wider online autism community, and I'm sure that kind words will let her know that her family is not alone, that we are all united in making sure our children are safe from abuse, that we support each other through difficult times.
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