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Dec 04, 2011
Corporal Punishment Okay?
by: Child Behavior Guide

In my opinion a school absolutely should not be allowed to use corporal punishment period. Regardless of whether a child has Autism or ADHD, any type of physical punishment is linked to depression and many other adverse events.

Using it on a child with a developmental disability would be like spanking a 6 month old baby as a way to make the baby stop crying. It's ineffective and causes psychological harm. School should be viewed as a safe environment to the child allowing them to trust their caregivers and open their minds to absorb and learn new information.

Dec 03, 2011
Paddling child with adhd and autism
by: Anonymous

Should the school be able to use corporal punishment on your child with ADHD and autism?

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