Tarry for the Nonce

June 18, 2008

I See . . . Bored Educational Assistants

Filed under: Politics — lmwalker @ 4:40 pm

A school in Canada had a family investigated for abuse on the vague “insight” of a psychic:

The mother of an autistic girl says the public school board was “completely unprofessional” to formulate a theory that her daughter was being sexually abused based on a psychic’s perception . . .

[Colleen] Leduc said they advised her that Victoria’s educational assistant (EA) had visited a psychic, who said a youngster whose name started with “V” was being sexually abused by a man between 23 and 26 years old. Leduc was also handed a list of recent behaviours exhibited by her daughter.

School principal Brian Tremain — who referred phone calls seeking comment to the board — advised Leduc that the [Children’s Aid Society] had been contacted.

Someone in Canda is very bored. But I wonder if there is any recourse for the mother. Is she able to sue the EA for the time wasted with this nonsense?


1 Comment »

  1. Clearly, matters of the supernatural have no place in our schools.

    Comment by Howard The Social Liberal — June 18, 2008 @ 7:16 pm

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