No Education Waivers Necessary
Congress has requested Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recommend education waivers that would allow schools to drop services for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
This School Is Not Supposed to Hurt report examines the abusive use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s schools. It outlines the problems associated with the use of restraint or seclusion, and details the proven risks to children associated with the use of these aversive techniques. The report goes on to propose solutions to the use of restraint or seclusion by highlighting the best practices in education and the use of positive behavioral supports.
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Foster Despair: Improving Access to Education Services for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities in State Custody
November 1, 2013
NDRN released a Foster Despair during National Foster Care Month 2014. Each May serves as a reminder that there are many children with disabilities who do not receive appropriate education because they are placed in congregate care or other institution-type settings rather than with foster families.Publication
School is Not Supposed to Hurt: The U.S. Department of Education Must Do More to Protect School Children from Restraint and Seclusion
March 1, 2012
NDRN's report School is Not Supposed to Hurt: The U.S. Department of Education Must Do More to Protect School Children from Restraint and Seclusion makes recommendations to the Department of Education to reduce and prevent the use of restraint and seclusion on school children.Publication
School Is Not Supposed to Hurt: Update on Progress in 2009 to Prevent and Reduce Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
January 1, 2010
School Is Not Supposed to Hurt: Update on Progress in 2009 to Prevent and Reduce Restraint and Seclusion in Schools is a culmination of a year of intense advocacy work, family support, and initial action of lawmakers to regulate restraint and seclusion in schools.Publication