The DRC is working to minimize the need for restraints in various settings,
including public and private schools. If restraints
are to be used at all, they must only be used in true emergency situations.
We are gathering information on the use of restraint
and seclusion in schools throughout the state. If your child is being
restrained in school, please contact the receptionist at 228-0432 and
she will direct your call to the appropriate person.
March 6, 2007: Sean Magoon testified at a public hearing about his
son, Sean Jr.'s services
through an Area
needs, and the indifference of QA and complaint investigators,
almost cost him his life. Read his full testimony
A.P.R.A.I.S. The Alliance to
Prevent Restraint, Aversive Interventions, and Seclusion, dedicated to
ending the use of inhumane practices in educational and residential
programs for children and youth with disabilities, from TASH.