Teacher accused of hurting, insulting autistic 5-year-old

April Chandler
April Chandler(WVLT)
Published: Nov. 20, 2019 at 6:55 AM EST
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A Tennessee teacher is accused of scratching a nonverbal autistic child and insulting the appearance of the crying 5-year-old, saying it would make her cry too.

News outlets report 45-year-old April Chandler was arrested Monday on a child abuse charge and released on bond. She has been suspended without pay pending the investigation by Hendersonville police.

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