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Aberdeen, SD: Parents sue over abuse of SPED students; girl kept "in a closet"

Dec 31, 2018, KELO TV Aberdeen, SD: Families Suing Aberdeen School District Three families are suing the Aberdeen School District. Parents claim a teacher and her aides physically and emotionally abused children with special needs and school administrators didn't stop it. … Parents claim one child spent hours in a closet without food or water. The girl's parents say Wiesenburger and her aides would hold the door shut from the outside, and it happened 274 times in five months. The lawsuit also claims Wiesenburger and her aides used exercise bands to tie another student to her desk and used large mats to hold another child against a wall. The documents say in many cases, the victims couldn't tell their parents about the abuse because of their disabilities. …


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