Tag Archive for: special needs

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Handcuffs and a Psych Exam for a 7-Year-Old? Schools Do That Too Often, Parents Say – The Miami Herald

Some parents have expressed concern that Florida schools are using the Baker Act too frequently. Many children who are Baker Acted do not meet the criteria for involuntary psychological evaluation. Read more.
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Volusia County Parents Up in Arms, Say Autistic Children Treated like Criminals – WFTV9

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is being sued by Volusia County families who are alleging that federal money is not being spent to properly care for their disabled children in schools. Autistic children are racking up criminal records…