Autistic Student Dies After Being Restrained Face-Down By Staff At California School For Close To An Hour

Autistic Student Dies After Being Restrained Face-Down By Staff At California School For Close To An Hour

Autistic Student Dies After Being Restrained Face-Down By Staff At California School For Close To An HourThe incident took place at the Guiding Hands School in El Dorado Hills, California, where authorities say the 13-year-old was put in what was known as a “prone restraint” for close to an hour. As the Sacramento Bee reported, the boy stopped breathing at some point while he was restrained. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said the student, who was severely autistic, became violent and had to be placed in the restraint after attacking staff members.