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    Restraint or Isolation of a Student

    File: IGB-R: Special Education, Cont.

    The following procedures are established for the appropriate use of restraint or isolation of students with disabilities. These procedures include parent / guardian notification of incidents of restraint or isolation in accordance with Chapter 392-172A WAC and RCW 28A.600.485. Definitions and reporting procedures are in accordance with policy JFA-R.

    Limitations on the Use of Restraint and Isolation
    Restraint or isolation must be closely monitored to prevent harm to the student, and must be discontinued as soon as the likelihood of serious harm has dissipated.

    Restraint or Isolation in an IEP
    This district is committed to providing a safe and beneficial learning environment for all students. Although restraint and isolation of any student should generally be avoided, there are circumstances where such actions are necessary to preserve the safety of students and school staff as defined in RCW 28A.600.485.

    The planned use of restraint or isolation may be included in a student’s IEP as part of emergency response protocols in accordance with state law only if (1) the student’s needs require specific planning of this nature and (2) the parent provides written agreement, in advance, to the emergency response protocols to be adopted.

    If the parent and the district agree that the use of restraint or isolation will be included in emergency response protocols in a student’s IEP, the emergency response protocols must specify:

      1. The emergency conditions under which restraint or isolation will be used.
      2. The type of restraint or isolation that may be used.
      3. The staff or contracted positions permitted to use restraint or isolation with the student and the required training, which must be updated annually, for these individuals.
      4. Any special precautions which must be taken.

    Any staff member or other adult using restraint or isolation pursuant to emergency response protocols must be trained in the use of restraint and isolation.

    Notification of Policy and Procedures
    All IEPs will include notice of the above procedures for notifying parents or guardians regarding the use of restraint or isolation. The District will provide a copy of the section of Procedure IGB-R regarding use of isolation and/or restraint for students on IEP or 504 to parents or guardians of students with IEPs or section 504 plans at the time that the program or plan is created. Upon request, the District will also make available to parents a copy of this procedure or information on where to access the laws and regulations set forth above.

    *See the Special Education Terms & Definitions page for more information.

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