Use of Restraints, Seclusion, and Aversive Procedures on Students with Disabilities

  title={Use of Restraints, Seclusion, and Aversive Procedures on Students with Disabilities},
  author={D. Westling and B. Trader and Cynthia A. Smith and D. Marshall},
  journal={Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities},
  pages={116 - 127}
  • D. Westling, B. Trader, +1 author D. Marshall
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities
  • A survey of a convenience (nonrandom) sample of parents and guardians of children with disabilities was undertaken to document the use of restraints, seclusion, and aversive procedures. A 23-item questionnaire was presented to participants using SurveyMonkey, a Web-based program. Participants were informed of the survey by different advocacy organizations. Within a 2-week period, 1,300 individuals accessed the survey, and 1,293 answered the first question, which asked if their child had been… CONTINUE READING

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