Tasing of Student with Autism Reminds of Need for Training

Recently, a 17-year-old student with a disability was tased seven times by a Katy ISD school resource officer. The student, reported to be a frequent victim of bullying at school, was attempting to go outside to calm himself down.

Encounters like these are a sharp reminder of the need for training for school and other first responders working with children and youth with disabilities. Explore this website for better options on responding to children with a variety of disabilities.

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