89.1053(e)(5)

19 Texas Administrative Code § 89.1053. Procedures for Use of Restraint and Time-Out.   

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(e)  Documentation and notification on use of restraint. In a case in which restraint is used, school employees, volunteers, or independent contractors must implement the following documentation requirements. 
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(5)  Written notification to the parent(s) and documentation to the student's special education eligibility folder must include the following: 
(A)  name of the student; 
(B)  name of the staff member(s) administering the restraint; 
(C)  date of the restraint and the time the restraint began and ended; 
(D)  location of the restraint; 
(E)  nature of the restraint; 
(F)  a description of the activity in which the student was engaged immediately preceding the use of restraint; 
(G)  the behavior that prompted the restraint; 
(H)  the efforts made to de-escalate the situation and alternatives to restraint that were attempted; and 
(I)  information documenting parent contact and notification. 
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Last Amended:  January 1, 2015, 39 TexReg 10446
Entered: Jan. 12, 2015