VIDEO Texas Disabled Students Restrained in School

Jennifer Howson, 21, was restrained dozens of times at her school in the northeast Texas town of Kemp, often sustaining scrapes, bruises and black eyes. Her case is hardly unique; Texas educators pinned down students with disabilities 18,000 times in the 2007-08 school year.

In one case, educators restraining Jennifer broke a costsly device surgically implanted in her body to prevent severe seizures. The restraints occurred though Jennifer's parents, both teachers -- were working mere blocks away.

In this video, Jennifer and the Howsons tell their story.

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