Rotenberg Center

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2007

    Aftershock: 'Torture' v. Treatment, Act II

    For almost a year New York State education officials wrestled with what to do about the Judge Rotenberg Center, the Massachusetts school that uses skin shocks and other "aversive therapies" to address severe behavioral problems in its retarded, autistic, or otherwise challenged students, most of who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    School That Shocks Gets Slapped

    Fourteen workers at the Judge Rotenberg Center, a residential special education school in Massachusetts that uses skin shocks as a form of "aversive therapy" to treat behavioral problems, have agreed to pay a total $43,000 in fines for calling themselves "psychologists" without being licensed in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2006
  • News

    October 3, 2006

    School of Shock

    Inside a school where mentally disturbed students are jolted into good behavior