Monday, May 18, 2009

HEARING TOMORROW!! 10:00 am! Washington, DC. Live Webcast!

Examining the Abusive and Deadly Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Schools

Full Committee Hearing 10:00 AM, May 19, 2009 2175 Rayburn H.O.B. Washington, DC

On Tuesday, May 19, the House Committee on Education and Labor will hold a hearing to examine abusive and deadly uses of seclusion and restraint in U.S. schools. Seclusion and restraint are physical interventions used by teachers and other school staff to prevent students from hurting themselves or others


Ann Gaydos Mother of a victim Monument, Colorado

Elizabeth Hanselman Assistant Superintendant for Special Education and Support Services Springfield, Illinois

Mary V. Kealy, EdD Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services Loudoun County Public Schools Virginia

Greg Kutz Managing DirectorForensic Audits and Special Investigations U.S. Government Accountability Office Washington, D.C.

Reece L. Peterson, Ph.D. Professor of Special Education University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska

Toni Price Mother of a victim who died Killeen, Texas

The live webcast (10 am EDT) will be here –

And the hearing page will have the written testimony as it is given –

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