The Use of Seclusion Rooms in Schools



Children with disabilities are now learning alongside students who don’t face such challenges in schools. But so-called ‘main-streaming’ can be a challenge, especially if a student becomes disruptive. We’ll take a close up look at a new practice of putting these students into seclusion rooms and the controversy surrounding the issue.


  • Molly Bloom (Digital Reporter, StateImpact Ohio)
  • Jennifer Smith Richards (K-12 Education Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch)
  • Barb Trader (Executive Director, TASH)
  • Karen Boddie (mother)

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