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An Internet discussion has been stirred up in Middleburgh and beyond by the YouTube video of a 21-year-old woman defending her disabled brother, who she claims is being treated unfairly by the Middleburgh Central School District. “What I’m asking for is help and support for my little brother,” Amberlee Todd said in an emotional plea from her dorm room at SUNY Brockport that she posted to the Internet on Friday and distributed to local media ...

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October 7, 2012
9:36 a.m.

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Tim Pangman.

I'm sure this is a very complicated situation. I am now retired from SED, I owe nothing to their arcane posturing, or, rules. So, I must ask just what the hell is a STUDENT AIDE. Is this a new option. Are they paid. Is the sister really referencing an adult assigned to a student. Is it someone's notion of the outdated concept of a natural support.

Has the school sought and received medical clearance for him to walk around their building,and, whatever the sister is talking about 'his Foley.'

Hang in there Tim.

BTW whoever made DISABLE a verb rather than an adjective in the video's title was on the right path.