12 Apr '12, 1am

Shocking Video of School Torturing Student With Disabilities Released | Care2 Causes

Shocking Video of School Torturing Student With Disabilities Released | Care2 Causes

There are definitely ways to teach autistic children and children with disabilities that are effective and that take into account their different, individual, unique ways of being and interacting in the world. Unfortunately schools that often make the news employ “methods” that violate a child’s rights and that, sickeningly, cause physical and even psychological abuse. One such school is the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JREC) in Canton, Massachusetts, which has long been known — been notorious — for its use of electric shock to discipline students with disabilities including autism, mental retardation or emotional-behavioral issues. On Tuesday, a stomach-turning video of a student at the JREC who was restrained and shocked for hours was played in court . Then 18-year-old Andre McCollins was a student at the JREC in 2002 when he was shocked 31 times on October 25 of ...

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