So, let’s get this straight: All of his sensory systems, sense of right and wrong, pride, faith in humanity, and self-concept were ravaged for a……prank? Fun? Joke?
“Judge Jonathan Geake imposed three-month curfews on them and ordered them to carry out 80 hours unpaid community work as ‘an intensive alternative to custody’. He also ordered them to be supervised by probation officers for 12 months.” Not to be crass and insensitive, but a colleague received a “tougher” sentence for a speeding ticket last year.
Flip the coin for me — if the “bullies” had been three teens with ASDs, they would be hospitalized, at best, and the discharge papers would be misfiled.