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Key Elements of ISBE’s Permanent Rules on Isolated Time Out, Time Out, and Physical Restraint

Board Governance Coronavirus

Originally posted on our Special Education Law Insights Blog.

Schools planning for students to return to campus in person this fall are confronting many significant challenges, including how to support students who may need physical restraint while also maintaining safe practices to minimize the risk of Coronavirus transmission. Schools and IEP teams should start planning to address this issue, such as considering whether additional PPE is needed, whether alternative behavior strategies and interventions could be effective, and whether other changes to the student’s  IEP, including placement, may be warranted to safely provide the student an appropriate education.

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