Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Breaking: Second Circuit Approves State Ban on Aversives
Seal of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday upheld a state law baring aversives. You can read the entire decision in Bryant v. NY State Educ Dept here. The court ruled that neither IDEA nor the Constitution invalidates the New York statute.
This decision may have significance for the ongoing debate over the abuse of seclusion and restraints on children with disabilities.