disAbility Law Center of Virginia

Unrestrained Danger: Seclusion and Restraint in Virginia Public School  The disAbility Law Center of Virginia released a report describing serious risks in Virginia’s public schools.

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The report, Unrestrained Danger, notes that in Virginia’s public schools, a child may be restrained for an unlimited amount of time, and the school faces no oversight or regulation.  Schools do not even have to notify the parents when a restraint has been used.

Read the report and full investigative analysis here.


The disAbility Law Center helps with disability-related problems like abuse, neglect, and discrimination. We also help people with disabilities obtain services and treatment. All callers receive help with these problems. Individuals with problems, targeted in our program goals, may also receive advocacy services and/or legal representation.

Our Mission through zealous and effective advocacy and legal representation to: protect and advance legal, human, and civil rights of persons with disabilities; combat and prevent abuse, neglect, and discrimination; and promote independence, choice, and self-determination by persons with disabilities.

If you have any questions please call 804-225-2042 or 800-552-3962 or email info@dLCV.org