School Bus Scare For Autistic Twin Boys

School Bus Scare For Autistic Twin Boys


HE IS ACCUSED OF WEARING ONLY A HOODY WHEN HE APPROACHED A WOMAN LAST WEEK. POLICE HAVE INCREASED PATROLS THERE. THE SCHOOL BUS SCARE FOR TWIN BOYS ON WESTCHESTER. THEY WERE STUCK ON A BUS FOR HOURS ON THE WAY HOME FROM SCHOOL AND THEIR MOTHER IS DEMANDING CHANGES. BRIAN CONYBEARE HAS THE EXCLUSIVE STORY TONIGHT. LET THEM OFF THE BUS. Reporter: EILEEN WAS WORRIED SICK ABOUT HER 12-YEAR-OLD AUTISTIC TWINS WHO WERE STUCK ON THEIR SCHOOL BUS WITH AN UNFAMILIAR DRIVER FOR NEARLY FOUR HOURS LAST MONTH. IT IS NOT OKAY. IT IS NOT OKAY. Reporter: VINCENT WHEN THEY FINALLY GOT HOME — CURLED UP IN A BALL AND CRYING AND PULLING AT HIS HAIR. Reporter: THEY GO TO AMAC, THE CENTER FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN ON 15th STREET IN CHELSEA AND EVEN THOUGH THEY LIVE 50 MILES AWAY FROM THE LAKELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT AND NORMALLY A 90 MINUTE DRIVE. IT HAS NEVER BEEN AN ISSUE. UNTIL THIS HAPPENED ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. THEY SAY THE BOYS WERE TERRIFIED TO GET BACK ON THE SCHOOL BUS AFTER THE INCIDENT BUT THE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MAINTAINS HERE THAT THE BUS DRIVER DID NOTHING WRONG THAT DAY. THIS WAS AN UNFORTUNATE SET OF CIRCUMSTANCES. THE SAFETY OF ALL LAKELAND STUDENTS ON 130 BUSES WAS THE PRIORITY BUT THE DRIVER WAS CAUGHT IN TERRIBLE MANHATTAN TRAFFIC. PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS THERE. THE U.N. WAS IN SESSION AND THE ROADS WERE CLOSED OFF. I WANTED OUT. THROUGH THE WINDOW. EILEEN WANTS THE DISTRICT TO HAVE A PERMANENT EXPERIENCED DRIVER AND MONITOR TO HER BOY’S ROUTE INSTEAD OF ROTATING THEM. THEY HAVE BEEN THROUGH A LOT. THEY NEED THAT STABILITY AND SUPPORT. AFTER THE INCIDENT, MARS DID HIS BEST TO CONSOLE HIS BROTHER. HE WAS UPSET AND I LOVE HIM A LOT. Reporter: IN WESTCHESTER, BRIAN CONYBEARE, CBS 2 NEWS. THE DISTRICT CONFIRMS THE

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3 Comments

  1. If she was that worried she should’ve picked her own damn kids up. Most kids with autism can’t even go to school so don’t start that shit. It’s great she’s getting them to go to school. Because there are a lot of kids that have autism that can’t go to school. Plus the bus driver was not doing nothing wrong if there’s a car wreck and he stuck in traffic what is he supposed to do?

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