Family, Friends Push For Justice At Memorial For Teen With Autism Who Died After Being RestrainedIt was an emotional day at the memorial for 13-year-old Max Benson who died after being restrained by staff at Guiding Hands School in November 2018.
Civil Lawsuit Reveals More About Moments Leading Up To Max Benson's DeathThe family of Max Benson filed a civil lawsuit against Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills after he died after being restrained by staff.
Teacher Charged In Death Of Student With Autism Still Worked After IncidentTeacher Kimberly Wohlwend was identified as the person who restrained Max last year. Up until this week, she was still teaching at another local school.
School Employees Charged After Special Needs Student’s Death Enter Not Guilty PleasThe three El Dorado County educators facing felony charges in the death of a special needs student have pleaded not guilty.
Candlelight Vigil Being Held Sunday For Max BensonThe family of a 13-year-old boy who died after being restrained at school is holding a candlelight vigil on Sunday.
Family, Friends Seeking Justice 1 Year After Death Of 13-Year-Old With AutismMax Benson, a 13-year-old student living with autism, died after being physically restrained in class in November 2018.
Company That Owned El Dorado Special Needs School Facing Involuntary Manslaughter ChargeThe California Department of Education said the amount of force used against the 13-year-old was unreasonable. Now, Guiding Hands employees have to answer for that.
CBS13 Investigates: What Is The Student Restraint Law In California?California law says school staff may not place a pupil face down with their hands behind their back or use restraint longer than necessary to address a clear and present danger.
3 School Employees To Be Charged With Manslaughter After 2018 Death Of Special Needs StudentNearly a year after the death of a special-needs student, the district attorney’s office is announcing charges against three employees of an El Dorado Hills private school.
Guiding Hands School To Retire Certification And Close For GoodGuiding Hands School announced Monday that they will officially close Friday.
State Revokes California School's License After Death Of 13-Year Old Student With AutismThe El Dorado School where a student with Autism was restrained and later died is shutting its doors.
Community Calls For Guiding Hands School To Shut Down After Teen's DeathIt is an emotional time for the community who came out to support young Max and his family. Many are demanding that California shuts down the school.
Teen With Autism Dies After Being Restrained At School: Family's Attorney Questions 'Inaccuracies' In Initial Reports New details have surfaced in the death of a local teen with autism. 13-year-old Max Benson of Davis died after being restrained at the Guiding Hands school in El Dorado Hills.
Teen With Autism Who Died Days After Being Restrained Identified As 13-Year-Old MaxA friend of the family Max had autism and was attending Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills. Max died two days after reportedly being restrained inside a classroom on Nov. 28.