Lorna Tunks: Bullying is disrespectful
December 10, 2010
To the editor:To the editor:
To the editor:
It was recently called to my attention, again, that my 15-year-old Autistic daughter is being bullied at school.
It used to be name-calling, taunting, making fun of her, having her lick the frozen school wall, etc., but now it's a blatant, "I don't like you," bringing her dog food to eat, or having the "retard" ask the popular high school boys out.
I thank God for my daughter. She has the ability to be polite. She says thank you, no thank you and please. She has never bullied anyone. There is a plus for Autism.
And, for the disrespectful, inconsiderate, so-called normal children who bully: if you were mine, you would have picked yourself off the ground.
It's called the old school, where we learn at home that we don't ever treat anyone that way.
So, you tell me, what's normal?
Lorna TunksLorna Tunks