Article being revised: “Preventing Harmful Restraint/Seclusion in Schools Act” –

On Tuesday, July 13, we received the text of an article, “Preventing Harmful Restraint/Seclusion in Schools Act” by Jess Butler, Esq.  Jess is the Congressional Affairs Coordinator for the Autism Continue Reading →

Will the Senate Pass the Restraint & Seclusion Bill?

Call your Senators and ask them to pass S.2860, the restraint/seclusion bill as it passed the House.  Dial 202-224-3121 or go to, click on Senators for contact information (including Continue Reading →

ISO Stories & Reports about Restraints, Seclusion & Aversives

The Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, is seeking information about the use of restraints, seclusion, and aversives in public school day programs. The GAO is developing a report Continue Reading →