FDA Bans Shock Device Used On Patients At Judge Rotenberg Center In CantonFederal officials on Wednesday banned electrical shock devices used to discourage aggressive, self-harming behavior in patients with mental disabilities.
Man Convicted Of Beating Patients At Group Home Sentenced To 90 DaysThe parents of one of the men attacked at a Judge Rotenberg Center group home and the district attorney are outraged over the sentence.
Man Charged With Assaulting Students At Judge Rotenberg Center HomeA man is charged with assaulting students with special needs at a school in Norton.
FDA Considers Ban On Shock Devices Used At Judge Rotenberg Center In CantonThe Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on electric shock devices used on teenagers and adults with disabilities at a school in Canton.
Petition To End Shock Treatment At Judge Rotenberg CenterMore than 223,000 people signed the petition demanding state lawmakers ban the practice at the Canton school.
Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Against School That Shocked StudentA Brooklyn family sued the Judge Rotenberg Center for malpractice, for using shock therapy on their son.
Mother's Knowledge Of Son's Shock Therapy Treatments At Issue In LawsuitAttorneys for a special needs school in Canton began cross-examination Thursday of an expert witness in a lawsuit over shock therapy treatments.
Mother Sues Judge Rotenberg Center Over "Torture" Of Disabled SonThe public is getting its first look at the shock therapy that goes on at the Judge Rotenberg Center. The mother of a disabled man is suing the treatment center over what she calls "torture."
School Questions Governor's Plan To Ban Shock Therapy The lawyer for a special needs school that uses controversial skin shock therapy says a plan by Gov. Deval Patrick's administration to ban the practice for future students would violate a longstanding court order.