January 16, 2013

Teacher Sues For Discrimination; Claims School District Ignored Her 'Fear Of Children' And Put Her In A Classroom

From FoxDC:

A former high school teacher is accusing school district administrators of discriminating against her because of a rare phobia she says she has: a fear of young children.

Waltherr-Willard claims being around children increases her blood pressure. Like any parent couldn't have told her that...

The psychologist interviewed for the article, Patrick McGrath, confirms that Pedophobia - a fear of children - is more common than one might expect. that may be true. But then you don't choose a career working with children.

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