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Mom Sues School Over Shocking of Autistic Son

Judge Rotenberg Center shocked boy 31 times that day

(Newser) - A deeply disturbing video of an autistic teen being restrained and shocked at a facility in Massachusetts was played in a Boston-area courtroom yesterday. The teen's mother is suing three workers at the Judge Rotenberg Center and the center itself, alleging that they tortured her son and left him...

UN Denounces 'Torture' at Massachusetts School

Shock treatment of autistic kids crosses the line, official says

(Newser) - A top anti-torture official at the UN wants the US government to investigate the use of electric shocks to control disturbed and autistic children at a Massachusetts special school. Students at the Judge Rotenberg Center are fitted with electrodes and given shocks by staff members when they engage in forbidden...

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