Sending Disruptive Students to the E.R. Worries Docs, Advocates

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WNYC’s education reporter, Beth Fertig, examined records of 911 calls and found that a majority were made from schools serving special education students with the most serious needs.

Roy Laird, who supervises Children’s Aid’s school-based mental health programs, spoke with her about the advantage of having trained staff on hand to assess needs and avoid ER calls when possible.

You can listen to the story below.