An Indiana couple is looking for answers from their daughter's former elementary school after the 8-year-old came home from her special-needs program with her shoes duct-taped to her feet and ankles.
Nate and Elizabeth Searcy's daughter, Shaylyn, who has Down syndrome, was in her first year at the Life Skills Program at Westlake Elementary in Indianapolis. But after what the parents saw when she returned from school Tuesday, they have re-enrolled her in Bridgeport Elementary, the school she attended last year.
"Shaylyn got home and the assistant on the bus said, 'Where's mama?' I looked down at my daughter, and she said, 'My feet hurt,'" Nate Searcy told ABCNews.com. "I noticed she had duct tape around her shoes, over and under the tops of her shoes, and up and around her ankles to keep them on."
Shaylyn had to be wheeled to the bus because she couldn't walk, Elizabeth Searcy said the assistant principal told her. Her dad carried her from the busRead More »from Couple 'Stunned' by Child's Duct-Taped Feet After School