The Rotenberg Center is still at it. (June 2017)

More (ex)employees caught abusing a restrained student, this time beating up and spitting on them.  Read more here: http://www.patriotledger.com/news/20170622/state-finds-abuse-seeks-changes-at-judge-rotenberg-center

Considering that fear is considered a “good” reaction by the JRC founder, it seems like a just another aversive method and what we can continue to expect in such an environment even if the FDA does ban the shocks.   This approach of looking at everything as “behavior” to be modified invites abuse.  It’s very similar to what we learned from the Stanford Prison Experiment.

 

 

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