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A Terrifying Way to Discipline Children

A Terrifying Way to Discipline Children | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
My daughter was one of tens of thousands of students isolated or restrained by teachers.
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State watchdog group questions Iliamna Elementary 'safe rooms' | Anchorage | ADN.com

State watchdog group questions Iliamna Elementary 'safe rooms' | Anchorage | ADN.com | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
No parents want their children to end up at Mt. Iliamna Elementary. It's the end of the road for children whose behavior is so violent and disruptive they've been kicked out of other schools.
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Lawmaker pushes for ban on 'seclusion cells' for special education students - OregonLive.com

Lawmaker pushes for ban on 'seclusion cells' for special education students - OregonLive.com | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Lawmaker pushes for ban on 'seclusion cells' for special education students
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Portland Public Schools reported using seclusion rooms 104 times from the beginning of the school year to mid-January.
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His name is Bill - and he is fighting against seclusion and restraint - Children's Mental Health Network

His name is Bill - and he is fighting against seclusion and restraint - Children's Mental Health Network | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
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In Camarillo talk, mother-son duo share experiences about autism

In Camarillo talk, mother-son duo share experiences about autism | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
When Brent Anderson was a young boy, his mother, Linda knew he was a different. 'He was diagnosed with autism at age 13,' she said.
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Advocates Renew Call For Restraint, Seclusion Reform - Disability Scoop

Advocates Renew Call For Restraint, Seclusion Reform - Disability Scoop | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Advocates Renew Call For Restraint, Seclusion ReformDisability ScoopMore than 200 disability organizations are urging Congress to reignite efforts to regulate the use of restraint and seclusion in schools.
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FLORIDA Families Against Restraint and Seclusion: ABC 7: 45 Minute Restraint of Small Child with Down Syndrome Violated State Law in Bethesda, MD.

FLORIDA Families Against Restraint and Seclusion: ABC 7: 45 Minute Restraint of Small Child with Down Syndrome Violated State Law in Bethesda, MD. | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
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Seclusion and Restraint Practices in Residential Treatment Facilities for Children and Youth - Brown - 2012 - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry - Wiley Online Library

Seclusion and Restraint Practices in Residential Treatment Facilities for Children and Youth - Brown - 2012 - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry - Wiley Online Library | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
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Many Florida Schools Use Seclusion Rooms For Students With Disabilities

Many Florida Schools Use Seclusion Rooms For Students With Disabilities | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Editor's note: We've followed up this post answering some questions about the data raised by readers. Florida keeps two sets of seclusion data.
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Feds Redouble Disability Employment Efforts - Disability Scoop

Feds Redouble Disability Employment Efforts - Disability Scoop | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Two federal agencies are joining forces in an effort to expand employment among those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Senate To Revisit School Restraint, Seclusion - Disability Scoop

Senate To Revisit School Restraint, Seclusion - Disability Scoop | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Lawmakers are set to consider the use of restraint and seclusion in the nation's classrooms in the coming weeks, rekindling efforts to establish first-ever federal rules governing the practices.
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End Seclusion and Unnecessary, Dangerous Restraints in Schools. Our Children’s Lives Depend on It.

End Seclusion and Unnecessary, Dangerous Restraints in Schools. Our Children’s Lives Depend on It. | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
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National Data Confirm Cases Of Restraint And Seclusion In Public Schools

National Data Confirm Cases Of Restraint And Seclusion In Public Schools | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
A controversial practice to tie, hold down or seclude agitated students mostly impacts kids with disabilities. Schools say it's for safety, but opponents say it's dangerous and a civil rights issue.
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Report finds abuse, neglect at Anchorage special needs elementary school

Report finds abuse, neglect at Anchorage special needs elementary school | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
District debates claims, cites improvements
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Parents, government clash over autistic son's care

Parents, government clash over autistic son's care | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it

The government has put Nate Tseglin in a psychiatric hospital, but his parents insist they can take better care of the 22-year-old man with Asperger’s syndrome. The case highlights the difficulties in caring for adults with developmental issues.

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Regulating Use of Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

American Association on Health and Disability ... AAHD has joined over 200 organizations, led by the Autism National Committee, calling for the national regulation of the use of restraint and seclusion in schools.
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High-Tech Tools Developed to Detect, Study Autism - On Special ...

High-Tech Tools Developed to Detect, Study Autism - On Special ... | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Children at risk for autism often avoid making eye contact. Discovering an automated way to detect this characteristic and other distinct behavioral markers could be a significant step toward scaling autism screening up to ...
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Ky school superintendents, advocates divided on student restraint issue - The Courier-Journal

Ky school superintendents, advocates divided on student restraint issue - The Courier-Journal | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Ky school superintendents, advocates divided on student restraint issueThe Courier-Journal... is life-threatening is forbidden.
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ODE Closer To New Seclusion Room Policy | NBC 4i

ODE Closer To New Seclusion Room Policy | NBC 4i | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
The Ohio Department of Education is hoping to have a new policy and rule on the use of seclusion rooms to school districts by 2013-2014. ... Report: Seclusion Misused For Ohio Disabled Kids. By: Steve Wainfor | NBC4 ...
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Orange County schools still restrain the most students - Orlando Sentinel

Orange County schools still restrain the most students - Orlando Sentinel | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Orange County schools still restrain the most studentsOrlando Sentinel"There continues to be no evidence that using restraint or seclusion is effective in reducing the occurrence of the problem behaviors that frequently precipitate the use of such...
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School Boards Group Wants Restraint, Seclusion Proposal Diluted ...

School Boards Group Wants Restraint, Seclusion Proposal Diluted ... | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Because restraints and seclusion are intended to be used in emergency situations, many advocates reject the idea of putting their use into students' education plans, and the Senate bill would ban that practice.
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At Senate Hearing, Witnesses Offer Alternatives to Restraints ...

At Senate Hearing, Witnesses Offer Alternatives to Restraints ... | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Today's hearing concentrated on how schools and students have and can avoid using restraints and seclusion and address the behavior that may have triggered those techniques to be employed in the first place.
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Special Educators' Use of Restraints, Seclusion Topic of Senate Hearing

Special Educators' Use of Restraints, Seclusion Topic of Senate Hearing | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Controversies over the use of restraints, seclusion, and other techniques for curbing disruptive behavior in students with disabilities will get an airing this week before a panel of the U.S. Senate.
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Study: Students With Disabilities Often On Both Ends Of Bullying ...

Study: Students With Disabilities Often On Both Ends Of Bullying ... | Seclusion and Restraint | Scoop.it
Typically developing students often experienced the most bullying in fifth grade before the behavior started to subside, but those with disabilities didn't appear to get the same relief. Their level of bullying involvement remained ...
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