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Globe Editorial

A shocking error in treatment

December 21, 2007

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THE JUDGE ROTENBERG Educational Center is the only school in the nation that routinely uses skin shocks to control self-destructive and violent behavior by autistic, retarded, and emotionally disabled patients. But the Canton-based center is too error-prone to be allowed to keep using aversive therapy without intensive and ongoing oversight by state health officials. The state Executive Office of Health ... (Full article: 450 words)

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