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TribBlog: Restraints in public schools -- by disability

If you've been following this week's series on kids with disabilities being physically restrained in Texas public schools, you may be interested to see how the restraints break down by disability.

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If you've been following this week's series on kids with disabilities being physically restrained in Texas public schools, you may be interested to see how the restraints break down by disability.

It was particularly surprising to me to see the percentage of kids restrained during the 2007-08 school year that were diagnosed as emotionally disturbed, as opposed to other neurological impairments.

Advocates say a lot of so-called "ED" special education students are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder -- kids like Cedric Napoleon.

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