BBC children's host with disability upsets some parents

02/25/2009 | NYTimes.com · ABC News · Guardian (London), The

British special-education teaching aide Cerrie Burnell, who was born with only one full arm, recently began hosting a British children's television program, but has come under fire from some parents for allegedly scaring their children. Their comments have in turn upset parents of children with similar disabilities, who say Burnell is a positive role model and prepares children to accept others with different abilities.

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