Electric Shock

Join TASH in Pressuring the FDA to Finalize Electric Shock Rules

Please join us in pressuring the FDA to finalize rules preventing the use of shock devices on people with disabilities.  In April 2016, the Food and Drug Administration took the long-overdue step of issuing proposed rules to finally ban the use of electroshock devices to control behavior of people with disabilities – a device that… read more

Submit Comments in Support of the FDA’s Ban on Electrical Stimulation Devices

On April 25, 2016, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is proposing to ban electrical stimulation devices used as behavioral “treatment.” These devices are used to deliver electric shocks as punishment for behaviors in both children and adults with disabilities, and disability advocates have been fighting to end the use of these devices… read more