During the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education collected data that showed 18,334 documented instances of restraint and seclusion in schools, including 8,511 incidents of restraint and 9,823 incidents of seclusion in so called “scream rooms.” With 563,869 students enrolled in Connecticut schools, that equates to one incident for every 30.7 students.
Archives for January 2012
TASH member Kym Grosso was recently featured at PsychologyToday.com. Grosso, the mother of a thirteen-year-old son with Asperger’s syndrome, wrote of the all-too troubling realities that face many children on a daily basis.
Welcome to the testing site for the 2012 Call for Proposals! Thank you very much for your support as we work to improve our Call for Proposals process. This page provides Call for Proposals instructions in web-based form. Paper materials will be created when all details are finalized following the collection of input. If anything is […]
This year’s TASH Conference will take place November 28 – December 1 in Long Beach, Calif. With that comes a year’s worth of planning and organization to make the conference as successful and welcoming as possible.
We’re pleased to announce the National Youth Leadership Network has joined our growing list of organizations who have signed on to a resolution on diversity and cultural and linguistic competency. NYLN is a youth-led organization that works to build power among people with disabilities between the ages of 16 and 28.