Tag: Restraint And Seclusion

Monitoring and Investigation of Carlton Palms Educational Center: Results and Recommendations

Monday, March 05, 2018

Carlton Palms Report CoverDisability Rights Florida, the state’s federally-mandated Protection and Advocacy system benefitting Floridians with disabilities, has…

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Greater Oversight Needed at Facilities for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

August 15, 2012

Elizabeth Dudek, Secretary
Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308

John H.…

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Safer Schools

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Current restraint and seclusion law in Florida requires that each school district develop and implement a plan to prevent and reduce use of…

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Lawsuit Seeks to End Unnecessary Seclusion and Restraint and Improve Inadequate Treatment

Friday, May 20, 2011

Florida Institutional Legal Services, a public interest law firm that represents people institutionalized in Florida, and Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s protection and advocacy system for…

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New Protections against Abusive Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities to Become Law on July 1, 2010

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The Florida legislature’s first enactment of law to address widespread concern about the use of seclusion and restraint on students with disabilities in public school…

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