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Gov Christ Signs Law on Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities

2010-06-28T13:38:24+00:00

On June 4, Gov Charlie Christ signed into law the state’s first regulations for the use of restraint and seclusion on public school students with disabilities. The law requires that a school prepare an incident report within a specified period after each occasion of student restraint or seclusion and that the school notify the student's parent or guardian if manual physical restraint or seclusion is used. It also prohibits school employees from using certain types of restrictions and restraints. These include forbidding a mechanical or manual restraint that restricts breathing, and prohibiting school employees from locking a disabled student in a [...]

Gov Christ Signs Law on Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities2010-06-28T13:38:24+00:00