Deb Davis Advocacy
Working collaboratively towards successful outcomes
By Emily Parkhurst
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Photo: Eric Zelz
By Christopher Cousins
Photo: Andrew Cullen / The Forecaster
Deb Davis, a Falmouth mother, was a member of the group of student advocates, education specialists, and others who worked to rewrite the Maine Department of Education's rules on use of "therapeutic restraint" and seclusion of students.
Photo: Emily Parkhurst / The Forecaster
Brandon Baizley pauses for a brief moment while playing on the playground at Pleasant Hill School in Scarborough. In the past year and half, Brandon has been subjected to more than 20 restraints by Scarborough Public School staff, which his parents say were extreme and dangerous.