Another Day In Pandemic Paradise - Episode 11: "There is No Reason Why a Child Should be Locked in a Room Alone"
That’s Illinois State Representative, Jonathan Carroll, who’s on a mission to change the law that would stop certain schools from putting children with special needs into isolation rooms.
In November investigative reporting from the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica blew the lid off this decades-old practice, exposing Illinois’ dirtiest kept secret. In this interview, Jonathan discusses legislation he’s working on, his first-hand experience as a child in these isolation rooms, and I reveal that my son had a similar experience at schools in the North Suburban Special Education District right here on the North Shore.
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