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Electro-Shocking Special Needs Students

Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children )

- 1008 days ago -
Here's something that might surprise you: electroshock therapy is being used as a form of behavior control for special needs children. Ask President Obama to immediately outlaw the practice of eletroshock therapy

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Saturday February 23, 2013, 11:59 am
What is this, the 1950's?

Tim C. (2424)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:04 pm

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:11 pm
Parents yes... children no!

J. William H. (1)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:41 pm

Elizabeth Reynolds (60)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 1:00 pm
Thank you so much for sharing! Signed, noted, recommended, etc. In my comments on the petition I noted that if this had happened to a 'normal' child, there would have been a massive uproar! Special needs children need our protection from cruel and unusual practices like this.

Elizabeth O. (90)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:12 pm

Rose Becke (287)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:52 pm

H K. (38)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 9:05 am
Signed and shared.

Gloria picchetti (305)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:50 pm
How cruel and mean. Signed.

Vicky P. (476)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 4:19 pm
noted and signed

Robert O. (12)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 5:01 pm
Horrible and ridiculous. Thanks!

Mike M. (49)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 5:35 pm
This is very wrong not what the so called great medical community thinks could be the best option

g d c. (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 5:53 pm

Aaron Bouchard (159)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 7:25 pm
Signed and noted thanks

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 11:15 pm
signed and confirmed

Patricia Trillo (15)
Monday February 25, 2013, 6:19 am

Anneke Hut (40)
Monday February 25, 2013, 6:50 am
This is terrible!!
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