Justice for Little Kayla Edwards
Hands off our Autistic Babies !
End Institutional Torture, NOW !
Mayor Deke Copenhaver
Mayor Pro Tem
Russell, Frederick L. email@example.com
Phone: (706) 821-2400
Clerk of Commission
Bonner, Lena firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (706) 821-1820
Sheriff Ronald Strength
Law Enforcement Center
Superintendant Dana Bedden
Augusta City Commissioners
Betty Beard (706) 821-2504
Andy Cheek (706) 796-0078
Marion F. Williams (706) 733-2128
Jerry Brigham (706) 650-1700
Joe Bowles (706) 210-1880 , (706) 825-6894
Jimmy Smith (706) 798-3890
Bernard E. Harper (706) 306-4869
J. R. Hatney (706) 722-5035
Calvin Holland, Sr. (706) 798-5294
Don A. Grantham (706) 738-7786
Board of Education Members
Jimmy Atkins, email@example.com. (706) 798-1388
Helen Minchew, firstname.lastname@example.org, (706) 860-1178
Marion E. Barnes, email@example.com, (706) 736-8932
Jack Padgett, Jr. , firstname.lastname@example.org, (706) 798-2273
Eloise Curtis , email@example.com, (706) 722-4020
Barbara Pulliam ,firstname.lastname@example.org, (706) 793-6721
Frank Dolan ,email@example.com, 706-373-1874
Joe L. Scott, firstname.lastname@example.org, (706) 798-8986
Venus Cain ,email@example.com.. (706) 793-9767
Alex Howard ,firstname.lastname@example.org, (706) 733-6566
Board Attorney, Mr. Leonard O. Fletcher, email@example.com,
Child Protective Services
Child Abuse- B. J. Walker firstname.lastname@example.org 404-651-8669., email@example.com 404-651-8669.
Human- Terence Dicks
H. Hobson Chavous, Chairman
David Barbee, Commissioner firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank Thomas, Exec. Director (706) 821-2506 Human Relations Commission (HRC), (706) 821-2506
Atlanta NAACP (404) 761-1266
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Augusta NAACP email@example.com, 706.724.0390
Governor Perdue 404-656-1776
The concerned parents
and US RESIDENTS
join their outraged voices
around the institutional Torture
of autistic child,
Little Kayla Edwards
Kaila's mom, Teresa Edwards speaks:
When Kayla, my Autistic daughter was 5 yr, I put her into Hephzibah Elementary School in Richmond Cty ,Georgia. Starting in August 2003, teachers denied her right to use the restroom, causing her to urinate and defecate on herself on a daily basis.. In September 2003, Kayla came home with bruises on her face, arms, chest, and neck. I witnessed, as well as other parents, the teachers beating on children, and testified to this under deposition.
Kayla would report which teacher beat her or made her fellow classmates bleed...To this day she talks about bad people making her friends bleed and thinks other children hate her because she couldn't stop it... I found out the teacher would lock Kayla in a dark room called the "jail room",because I confronted the teacher. Kayla was routinely denied food by the teachers, as other parents witnessed, she would have to watch the teachers and others eat.
The teachers testified they denied her use of special equipement and locked it away She and another black male child had to sleep on the bare floor by trash cans while white children slept on the carpet by a sunny window.
When I filed complaints, all Board members ignored it. Kayla was told by school staff that her Mommy was "damned to hell for marrying a nigger". When the school personnel found out that I had filed complaints with the superintendants, they filed a false child abuse report on me.
I taped recorded a police officer telling me the School Principal
filed the false allegation because I made them mad by
complaining about children being beaten and choked. I went to our
sheriff's dept, tried to file charges and was told
they couldn't do anything, even though my daughter had
bruises all over her chest, face, and neck. I was later told by the
dept that here in the south they don't want to hear about civil
rights violations because it reminds people of children being sprayed
with fire hoses and dogs let loose.
I went to the Office of Civil Rights, & Dept of Justice to
no avail, no one wants to stop the abuse. I
filed a law suit against the district but they are protected by
sovereign immunity, the federal judge wrote in her opinion page that
I PROVED ASSAULT AND BATTERY perpetrated by these teachers, with the intent to cause emotional harm to Kayla, and still cannot get justice, these teachers and personnel who allowed the assaults are still working with children. As
a result, Kayla regressed back to not being
potty trained, has nightmares, draws pictures of the teacher
beating her. To this day my daughter is denied education by
this district, their own lawyer wrote me to stop
bugging them. I went to my District Attorney to file
charges, he said he couldn't do it either.
When I removed Kayla from the school, the district filed charges
against me for educational and cognitive neglect. I tape
recorded all the teachers, superintendant's and other district
personnel admitting and even bragging about what they did.
Two other parents were threatened when trying to file charges, and
told that they dealt with me and could do the same
to them, that it was in the parents best interest to go
away. I found out that two other mothers of black children have
tried to get police reports on the abuse of their autistic
children by the teachers, they were told: "we
can't help you"
The outraged Concerned Parents and Residents of the Nation demand :
* Immediate Prosecutions against Teachers Annetta Williams and Kelly Towns, and Principal Lynn Duncan
* Permanently barring from ever working with or around children again
* Federal audit of administrators and social workers' cover up, falsifying documents and medical reports, (Independent FBI Investigation)
* Investigation of the school by City & County Child Protective Services
* Policy & Procedure Audit of the school
* Federal investigation of the Sheriff Department for failure to enforce Child Abuse reporting laws.
Little Kayla is protected by the ADA ACT
The Nation is watching you
We will not be bullied into silence again
DO THE RIGHT THING !
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