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Seclusion in Schools

Rethinking Restraints -- They're Not Just for Special Needs Children Like Mine

Bonnie Zampino | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Bonnie Zampino

I know I should have been shocked by the video of the student being thrown to the floor in a classroom in South Carolina. But I wasn't. As the mother of a child with autism, I know all about the use of restraints and seclusion.

Rebecca Klein

Thousands Of Students Are Put In Seclusion Rooms Every Year, And Federal Law Isn't Stopping It | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Almost nothing happened to a North Carolina school after the discovery that personnel repeatedly used mechanical restraints on 18 special needs studen...

Andrea Stone

Terrible Time Out: Arizona School Sued For Giving Boy Sugar, Putting In Padded Box | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

An Arizona couple is suing their son's former school district for allegedly throwing him in a tiny, windowless room for bad behavior they say was caus...

DOE To Set Guidelines On Student Restraint, Seclusion

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

The U.S. Department of Education said last week that it will administer guidelines by this fall regarding the use of restraint and seclusion when dea...