Today is the day! Thursday, January 21st, tell your members of Congress to support the Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act (H.R. 4247/S.2860) introduced last month by Representatives George Miller (D-CA) and Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA) and by Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT). This legislation would provide students with and without disabilities vital protections against abuse in schools.
Please call your Representative today,January 21st, and ask him or her to co-sponsor H.R, 4247. Then, call on your Senators to co-sponsor S. 2860.
Find more information on what you can do here: Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law and here: http://www.tourettesyndrome.net/alert.html. Or, use the CHADD Legislative Action Center.