SENATE HEARINGS ON RESTRAINT/SECLUSION ONLINE - PLS SHARE!
Chairman Harkin announced today the following hearing on Restraint and Seclusion. Hearings are broadcast live on the HELP Committee Website at http://www.help.senate.gov/ Witnesses will be announced at a later date.HEARING NOTICETo: All Committee MembersTitle: Beyond Seclusion and Restraint: Creating Positive Learning Environments for All StudentsDate: Thursday, May 17, 2012Time: 10:00 a.m.Place: SD-G50Lory YudinChief ClerkMay 7, 2012COPAA is at the forefront of the push for Congress to pass legislation to end the use seclusion and other aversive interventions upon children with disabilities in our nation’s schools, and significantly limit the use of restraint. Every child is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. No child with a disability should be subjected to abusive treatment under the guise of providing educational services. For more information visit our website at Keep All Students Safe at SchoolDenise Marshall, Executive DirectorCouncil of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA)PO Box 6767Towson, MD 21285(P) 410-372-0208(F) 410-372-0209