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16-year-old Lakeside Academy student dead after being restrained by staff – mlive.com

Staff restrained the teenager after he threw a sandwich, police said. Source: 16-year-old Lakeside Academy student dead after being restrained by staff – mlive.com

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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 […]

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The many names used for seclusion cells at schools – Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint

Rooms Don’t Calm Kids With Challenging Behaviors; Accommodations do. At one of my son’s schools, they called it the “calming room.” The thing is, walls don’t calm people. Many neuro-divergent child… Source: The many names used for seclusion cells at schools – Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint