First DPI Statewide Release of Seclusion/Restraint Data

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Disability Rights Wisconsin played an instrumental role in last year’s improvements to Wisconsin law regulating restraint and seclusion in school.  The Department of Public Instruction has for the first time released statewide restraint and seclusion data as a result.  Joanne Juhnke, Advocacy Specialist in Special Education for DRW, spoke with WPR about the importance of reducing these dangerous emergency measures for students with disabilities:

Elementary School Students, Students With Disabilities More Likely To Be Restrained At Schools