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Seclusion and restraint in schools: Children with disabilities at risk

Children with disabilities as young as five years of age are at risk of psychological harm caused by the use of unregulated seclusion and restraint practices in schools, according to campaigners.

Unlike children’s residential care, there are no detailed guidelines on the use of seclusion and restraint in schools.

In addition, the Department of Education does not require schools to provide data on these types of interventions. …

Source: Seclusion and restraint in schools: Children with disabilities at risk


By Eve Reiland

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