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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Civil Rights Complaints

In The Politics of Autism, I discuss the civil rights of people with autism and other disabilities. 

According to a report by the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the number of civil rights complaints reached an all-time high of 10,392 in FY 2015, with disability complaints accounting for nearly half the total:

Complaints about restraint and seclusion have also risen:

Overall, disability complaints most commonly involve FAPE: