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Bus Aide Drops Autistic Boy Off At Wrong Home And Leaves Him Alone

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Stuart Chaifetz has taken to YouTube to tell a troubled tale of what happened to his autistic son on the school bus.

Chaifetz alleges that on July 8, 2014, the Holcomb Bus Service dropped his son off at the wrong home, and then the bus aide allegedly walked him into the wrong home, and left him there, alone. On that day, there was a substitute driver and substitute bus aide, and according to the father, a clerical error gave the company the wrong address.

While some might say this was an honest mistake, Chaifetz does not.

“This isn't' a mistake, it's not an accident. This was a bad decision by a person who was holding an enormous amount of power over my son,” he said.

Chaifetz said he doesn't blame the school at all for this mix-up.

“I blame the bus company 100% for a simple reason. They have one job and one job only, getting the children safely from the school to the home, and here they failed miserably,” he said.

In his latest YouTube video, he has an important message to the bus company.

“We're not carting packages that could be deposited without a signature on someone's front porch,” he recorded.

Chaifetz says that the school has been very apologetic, but as far as the bus company, he says they have been more difficult, and even issued a statement defending their actions.

"I saw a tall man through the door that was present when the student entered so I assumed everything was fine."

Several weeks later that bus company came back and said that, in fact, no one was in the home and the child was left alone.

The Holcomb Bus Service couldn't be reached for further comment.

 

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