Thursday, September 13, 2012

Autistic N.J. 5-year-old denied school lunch because his parents were days late on bill  - NY Daily News

Autistic N.J. 5-year-old denied school lunch because his parents were days late on bill  - NY Daily News

The parents of a 5-year-old autistic boy say his New Jersey elementary school refused to serve him a $2.30 lunch because they were a few days late paying the bill for his meal plan. 
Instead, kindergartener John Robert Caravella was given mini-muffins and sent home Tuesday with a note from his teacher at Cliffwood Elementary School in Cliffwood, N.J., simply saying “John Robert was not able to get lunch today he ate his muffins. There is an issue with an outstanding bill.” 
John Robert’s mother, Silvia Caravella, said the casual tone of the note, attached to a daily progress report, left her in shock.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/autistic-n-5-year-old-denied-school-lunch-parents-days-late-bill-article-1.1158866#ixzz26NwNrpau

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