Tag: Restraint And Seclusion

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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New Protections against Abusive Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities Pass the House and Senate and Head to the Governor's Desk

Monday, May 03, 2010

This effort, sponsored by Senator Andy Gardiner and Representatives Dorothy Hukill and Marcelo Llorente, represents the Florida legislature’s first enactment of law that addresses widespread…

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Update on Bills related to School Restraint/Seclusion on Students with Disabilities (SB 2118/HB 1073)

Thursday, April 22, 2010

These bills, sponsored by Senators Andy Gardiner and Representatives Dorothy Hukill and Marcelo Llorente, represent the Florida legislature’s first effort to enact law to address…

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SB 2118 Regarding Students with Disabilities/Seclusion/Restraint in Committee on Tuesday, March 23

Friday, March 19, 2010

Senate Bill 2118, a priority bill for Disability Rights Florida, will be heard by the Senate Education PreK-12 Committee on Tuesday, March 23, 2010,…

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