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"Shock Doctrine" Applied to Autistic and Retarded Kids

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The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts looks like nothing so much as Gitmo for trouble kids -- they subject severely autistic, mentally retarded, schizophrenic, bipolar and emotionally disturbed kids to a 'reward and punishment' system that includes painful electrical shock. They are paid $220,000 a year per resident by various states and have annual revenues exceeding $56 million.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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