Posts Tagged ‘restraint’

Keeping All Students Safe Act Aimed to Protect Students from Restraint and Seclusion

On December 16th, the 23-page federal bill, S.2020, called the Keeping All Students Safe Act was introduced by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA). The bill is designed “To protect all school children against harmful and life-threatening seclusion and restraint practices” (official bill found here) ¬†which have both lead to death in the autism community. The bill [...]

Introducing the Autism Safety Initiative

The National Autism Association has created a new website for their Autism Safety Initiative which provides resources to address Bullying, Wandering, Restraint and Seclusion, and Suicide Prevention in the Autism Community. Wandering In the last month, there have been numerous incidents of children, teenagers and adults with autism wandering from their homes. On Autism Central [...]