Discipline Dangers

April 23, 2010

When it comes to discipline in the classroom, where should the line be drawn? Dr. Phil continues his discussion about the use of restraints in school, and he talks to parents who say their son came home with bruises. Joining him is Areva Martin, civil and family attorney and author of The Everyday Advocate.

 

 

Read Dr. Phil's blog about autism, and leave a comment.

 

 

 

 

To Restrain or Not Restrain?

Are physical restraint techniques needed in the classroom, or are there alternative methods to handle unruly children? Dr. Phil and his guests debate the issue. Plus, meet a woman who says she was concerned when her autistic son came home from school with bruises.

 

 

"I think it's appalling."

 


 

Choosing Between Her Husband or Son

Jessica says she'll do anything to find the best school for her 4-year-old autistic son, Aiden, even if it means moving to another town. Her husband, Kevin, thinks she's obsessed with her mission and says he refuses to move.

 

 

 

Can Jessica get the best treatment for Aiden and also keep her marriage intact?

 

See an update with this family!

 


 

Triplet Trouble: Wants Husband to Help out More
Caitlin is the mother of 2-year-old triplets, and two of them are autistic. She says that she cleans and feeds the children, cooks and does six loads of laundry daily. She's frustrated and says her husband, Joe, needs to step up and help out.
 
 
 

 

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