Near Toulouse, a mother climbs on top of a crane to denounce the drop in the allowance of her autistic son
A mother is installed at the top of a crane, in Colomiers, near Toulouse, this Wednesday, October 20, 2021. 9 years old.
Muriel Lasserre climbed to the top of a crane, in Colomiers, near Toulouse, around 4:30 am this Wednesday, October 20. This mother wants to denounce the decision that the MDPH 31 (Haute-Garonne Departmental House for the Disabled).
In a video recorded this morning while she is installed at the top of the crane, and relayed by the citizen disability collective which supports her, Muriel Lasserre explains that she has stopped working to take care of her son, whose pathologies With day and night surveillance, and without this additional disabled child allowance, it can no longer cover the cost of therapeutic follow-up.
Muriel Lasserre asks for a personalized compensation plan adapted to the needs of the child, a plan to which she believes she is entitled. “The MDH in a conscience “, she specifies, still in this video, “but in Haute-Garonne, we don’t do it“.
The mother told herself not to come down from the crane without a firm commitment in this direction. Last June, another mother of two autistic children was also mounted at the top of the crane on a site at the Purpan hospital in Toulouse in order to request appropriate care.
On October 6, the father of a disabled child spent seven hours at the top of a crane to try to get his son placed in a specialized center.
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