Suspensions Do More Harm Than Good

The research is clear, so why schools continue to suspend struggling students?

Our traditional discipline policies and protocols have been reactive and reflexive, focusing primarily on consequences.” —Dr. Lori L. Desautels 

When students are removed, they lose learning, fall further behind, and over time, become alienated and disenfranchised.” —Dr. Ross Greene

The tit-for-tat rule views human encounters through a lens of distrust throws us into a survival mode where our goal is to protect and defend.” —Dr. Lori L. Desautels

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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