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Restraint and Seclusion of Students With Disabilities: Understanding the Legal Risks

Price: $29.50


By Joseph Pfrommer, Esq.

Get a comprehensive education on all the legal issues surrounding the planned and unplanned use of restraint and seclusions for students with disabilities – so you can identify and avoid potential liability.

This resource explains the relevant federal guidance, constitutional amendments, and IDEA and Section 504 provisions as well as how they apply in particular circumstances, to guide you in meeting students’ behavioral needs in a manner that is permissible.

Along with lessons from relevant case law, you learn:

  • The U.S. Department of Education's stance on restraint and seclusion
  • Types of emergencies that might justify the use of restraint and seclusion
  • Steps you should take when repeated use of restraint and seclusion does not result in improved behavior
  • Situations in which restraint or seclusion may impact provision of FAPE
  • When restraint may constitute a "seizure" under the Fourth Amendment
  • And more!

(2013. Pamphlet. 98 pp. Product Code: 300647. S/H: $5.50)

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