I am furious. The child who tried to attack Tigger on Monday (had to be restrained by staff) got a lunch detention but ZERO suspension. I'm fine with that but today Tigger told a staff person that if they didn't leave him alone that he would hit him -- Tig made no move toward the staff. As staff continued to escalate the situation, Tigger tore some art off the wall and through his science notebook in the trash. He gets a lunch detention today and an ISS tomorrow. Five students and FOUR staff and the room is constant chaos. I think it says a lot that Tigger does very well outside the ED class (he goes to the Learning Disability (LD) class half the day without any staff from the ED room). Should he have told the teacher he was going to hit him? Of course not. Could the staff buy a clue and give the child time to process their request and comply?? Heck, I've tried to give them a clue -- for FREE. Suspervisor is being a b$^#@ and refuses to budge on the ISS. I told her I'd let her know if I was going to send him or keep him home. I asked her what she would do if a child hit a teacher if she was using the 'big gun' of ISS for verbal threats. She said that they'd call the cops. Nice. I told her that I would seriously question the competence of any teacher that lost such control over the situation that they needed to call the cops on an autistic 12 year old. I'm waiting to hear Tigger's version of the story since staff is claiming that he is 'fine and accepting' of the punishment. And if Tigger feels he deserved it, he'll tell me and I'll send him. If he feels that the teacher prevented him from using his coping skills, he'll tell me that too and then he'll stay home with me.