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W5: Restrained
November 1, 2022 from CTV W5

Ukeru is proudly featured as alternative in W5’s investigation into restraint and seclusion in schools across Canada.

Not all schools use restraint or seclusion practices on students. Here’s a look at some alternatives.
November 1, 2022 from CT Insider

This piece highlights Millcreek Township School District’s success using Ukeru to completely eliminate the use of restraint.

Ukeru technique provides a harbor in the tempest
September 20, 2022 from The Winchester Star

This Winchester Star article highlights local success using Ukeru at NW Works and Henry & William Evans Home For Children.

More than 250 FCPS employees trained in new model aimed at reducing restraint
September 16, 2022 from The Frederick News-Post

This piece shares an update on Frederick County Public School’s success implementing Ukeru and training their staff.

Ukeru shares benefits for Berkeley, Jefferson County schools
September 7, 2022 from September 7, 2022 from The Journal

Berkeley County school officials share their excitement with The Journal about brining Ukeru to their district.

Spurred by a parent advocate, Calvert County Schools dramatically reduced seclusion and restraint
February 20, 2022 from The Frederick News-Post

This piece highlights Calvert County Schools’ success drastically reducing restraint and seclusion with the help of Ukeru.

Direct care expert: Lakeside appeared ‘very committed’ to restraint-free training
October 14, 2020 from WoodTV.com

Kim Sanders talks to Target 8 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, about the benefits of Ukeru training.

These schools did away with seclusion and restraint. They say Illinois can too.
April 13, 2020 from Chicago Tribune

As part of a Chicago Tribune/ProPublica investigation into the use of restraint and seclusion, Kim Sanders explains how schools can find a new path.

8 Tips for People With Autism and Communication Challenges During COVID-19
April 8, 2020 from The Mighty

Ukeru President Kim Sanders and Pam Martin, Training and Support Manager at Grafton Integrated Health Network, provide advice on effective communication with individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.