Ban electric shock therapy on disabled students – Change.org (Chloé Hayden | July 2021)

The word "FURY!" written in felt pen, bold and loud.

On July 6th, 2021, the federal appeals court overruled an FDA ban on electric shock devices to be used on disabled, and in particular, autistic students, disguised as ‘behaviour correction therapy’.

It is thoroughly sickening and positively medieval that disabled students are being subjected to this kind of shock treatment in Australia.  It’s torture, it’s abuse and it is absolutely unacceptable.  Please add your name to the petition.

The GED device, created by founder of the Judge Rotenberg Educational Centre for the sole use of it’s students, emits a 90 mA shock, is more painful than a taser, and has been proven to cause neuropathy, psychological trauma, third degree burns and tissue damage.

The ‘behaviour correction’ in question that warrants this level of shock include s idea on BCT, and when this device should be used include standing without permission, involuntary noises that they can’t control, saying no, using the toilet without permission, wetting themselves for not being allowed to use the toilet, stopping their work for more than ten seconds, and a recent video released showed a student being shocked due to not wanting to take his jacket off- resulting in the student being tied face down to a four post bed and shocked 31 times over a seven hour period- the last 30 of those shocks being due to his pain response to the first…

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It is thoroughly sickening and positively medieval that disabled students are being subjected to this kind of shock treatment in Australia.  It's torture, it's abuse and it is absolutely unacceptable.  Please add your name to the petition.

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