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Fox 2 News reported about a teacher, her supervisor and a Michigan school district being named in a federal lawsuit.

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The allegations of abuse include the teacher taping shut the mouth of a 26-year-old student with cerebral palsy, back in March 2016. Parents of the student filed the lawsuit on Wednesday.

The lawsuit was presented with a photo taken of the incident at Ann Arbor High Point special needs school. It was texted by teacher Nesa Johnson to the student’s mother. The caption read: “Help. She won’t be quiet!!!!”

Washtenaw Intermediate Schools says despite no complaints were made by the family until nearly a year later, Johnson and her supervisor are no longer employees of the district. Spokeswoman Emma Jackson confirmed the statement to The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press.

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The newspapers were unable to reach Johnson for comment.

Mariana writes for Rare Chicago.
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