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Northbrook Teacher's Aide Charged with Sexual Assault of Disabled Child

A Chicago man who worked as a teacher's aide at a Northbrook school for special needs children is charged with assaulting a deaf child, described as 'profoundly intellectually disabled.'

37-year-old Donald Arocho is charged with sexually assaulting a child who attended a Northbrook school for special needs children.
37-year-old Donald Arocho is charged with sexually assaulting a child who attended a Northbrook school for special needs children.
A Chicago man who worked as a teacher's aide at a Northbrook school for special needs children is charged with sexually assaulting a student described as deaf, and profoundly intellectually disabled, according to a press release from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.

The alleged assault happened in the gymnasium of the school on or around August 26, 2013. The name of the school is not being released, according to a representative from the state's attorney's office. 

According to the press release, 37-year-old Donald Arocho allegedly escorted the student to the bathroom prior to the assault occurring. 

Arocho is charged with one count each of criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child. 

The victim allegedly told family members about the assault, and it was confirmed after a rape kit was performed at a local hospital. 

Arocho's next court date is set for March 31. 
Stu Pidasso March 27, 2014 at 10:39 PM
Where theres smoke there's usually fire!! However, until all of the facts have been ironed out, he is innocent until PROVEN guilty. That is why I love the USA!! and damn proud to live here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Stu Pidasso March 27, 2014 at 10:40 PM
Thanks Benny, at least I am not a BS'er like some people that I know :)
Benny G. March 28, 2014 at 02:31 AM
Yea Stu but tell us what happens where there is smoke? Does that usually mean fire, too?...LOLZ...so funny---u the bestest, Shtu...
Joan Lloyd April 08, 2014 at 12:58 PM
WHY ON EARTH ARE PARENTS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS STILL SO TRUSTING OF THESE BASTARDS? WHEN ARE WE GOING TO CHANGE THE RULES AND INSIST THAT STUDENTS AND MALE TEACHERS ARE NOT LEFT ALONE FOR ANY PERIOD OVER TWO MINUTES EXCEPT IN EXTREME EMERGENCY SITUATIONS? I HAVE SEEN MANY MALE TEACHERS ACT STUPIDLY TOWARD BOTH MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS AND THE ADULTS PRESENT JUST LOOK AT EACH OTHER.....LIKE THEY ARE WAITING FOR THE HEADLINE. If I read another one of these on campus situation I am suggesting law suites against all the people who may have seen and or known of the possible threat to the student. Our schools are not just failing in education they are failing in safety of our children and the demonstration of good moral examples all around.
Stu Pidasso April 08, 2014 at 02:25 PM
Joan; Great post!! thank you!!

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