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Do you remember the Autistic boy inside the bag?
If you do, you’ll be nauseated by what you’re about to hear. Andre McCollins, a teenager with a disability, was asked to take off his jacket by staff at the Judge Rotenberg Center. When he refused, staff electric shocked him and he tried to hide under a table. They dragged him out and tied him face-down to a restraint board where he was kept for seven hours without a break, and shocked a total of thirty-one times. All but one of those electric shocks were for tensing up or screaming. He was hospitalized with acute post-traumatic stress, and his mother couldn’t even use a cell phone or TV remote around him, because they look exactly like the shock devices staff use. Another victim of the JRC was a girl with cerebral palsy who was also nearly blind. She was electric…

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