ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Louisville, Kentucky: Linda Pattillo) Treatment in special education classes of children with learning disabilities examined; cases cited of use of pain by teachers or aides to discipline these children. [Three MOTHERS - talk about treatment of their children.] [Special education advocate Martha ZEIGLER, school psychologist Kevin DWYER - comment.] Use of positive reinforcement in some special education programs detailed; scenes shown from Kentucky classrooms. [Psychologist Jayne MILLER, mother Joanne McLANAHAN - oppose pain approach.]
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