Autism:Torture as a form of treatment

The Guardian UK reported on the U.N.’s  interest in taking  a closer look at the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC), for its “aversive therapy” treatments on autistic children with severe behavioral  conditions.

“The use of electricity on anyone’s body raises the question of whether this is therapeutic or whether it inflicts pain and suffering tantamount to torture in violation of international law,”  Juan Mendez (U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture).

Quote source: The Guardian UK

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