You read my post about Ammaria Johnson, right? Well, here’s another excellent blog that you need to check out on the subject:
Why? Because it’s important to hit this message hard, and repeat it until everyone’s sick & tired of hearing it.
A small excerpt:
Failure to give Benadryl, no Epi-pen on hand and the outrageous decision to call a parent instead of 911 when a child’s airway is closing? I don’t even have words for this school’s heinous behavior. What part of “life threatening medical condition” did they not understand? These people shouldn’t be entrusted with the care of a gerbil, let alone a child’s life.And what kind of self-serving, we’re-not-responsible-for-the-death-of-the-child-in-our-care, preparing-for-a-lawsuit garbage was the school district trying to serve up with its statement that this girl died of a “pre-existing medical condition”? Here’s the county’s own guidelines for managing food allergies which the school failed to follow. (Thanks to @IknowTiffany for the link.)
Couldn’t agree more.