I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…
Video Reveals Teen’s Electro-Shock Torture at Massachusetts School:
(Stephen C. Webster) A video that a school in Massachusetts has fought in court for years to keep under wraps was played in public for the first time this week, revealing the torture of a disabled boy through the use of repeated electric shocks.
The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Caton, Massachusetts has for years been pushing back against allegations of flippant use of electric shocks and other abuses against its special-needs students, and it had managed to keep video central to a case brought by one former student’s mother under wraps.
Now, the public knows why.
My Commentary: Andre McCollins, an 18-year-old special needs student attending the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in Canton, Massachusetts, is confined and tortured with 31 electric shocks over a 7-hour span as “therapy” for the “crime” of not complying with a school official’s request that he remove his jacket…