Berwyn family files lawsuit accusing school of neglecting, abusing son with autism

BERWYN, Ill. (WLS) — A Berwyn family is suing a suburban school district and their child’s school, demanding answers about alleged incidents involving their 8-year-old son who has autism.

Lucia Roden said she is concerned for her son’s safety. She’s speaking out about years of alleged abuse and neglect that she says her 8-year-old son with autism has endured at Prairie Oak Elementary School.