New Mission

New Mission


My idea is to explore how other countries around the world are dealing with education and special education issues. I’d like to see different successful schools, wherever they may be, up close. I’d like to sit down with directors and administrators. I’d like to speak with government officials who keep a pulse on the education affairs of their communities. I want to learn more about education around the globe through speaking with locals, seeing the schools, and shaking hands with the people responsible for implementing the systems. If you know of any outstanding (public or private) special needs schools in other parts of the world, I’d love to hear about them. If you know any education experts from around the world, I’d love to be introduced to them. Please do not hesitate to share your thoughts or ideas. Read more about my mission.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

UN Calls For Investigation of Judge Rotenberg Center's Treatment Of Children With Autism

Recent stories about children with autism being mistreated by the teachers and staff at their schools have shocked and awed.  Most recently, the spotlight has been on the Judge Rotenberg Center in Massachusetts.  The school is believed to administer electric shock treatment to its children with autism as a means of "aversive therapy."   

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/jun/02/un-investigation-shock-treatments-autism