Letter from Sen. Brian A. Joyce on the Judge Rotenberg Center and Aversion Therapies

Sen. Brian A. Joyce is a longtime advocate for banning shock therapy as a means to control behavior in children.

Editor's Note: The Following is a letter from State Sen. Brian A. Joyce:

Dear Concerned Citizen,

I am forwarding to you links to two very different videos.

The first is a graphic video of a teen being restrained and brutally shocked at the (JRC). The video was shown Tuesday at Dedham Superior Court. It is extraordinarily disturbing and only strengthens my resolve to stop this barbaric practice that takes place in my district at the JRC in Canton.

Graphic shock video played in court on
Description: UNDERCOVER - GRAPHIC VIDEO - Video of a student restrained and shocked for hours at the Judge Rotenberg Center was played in court on ...

The second is a far lengthier piece that shows the extraordinary capabilities of a young woman with autism who expresses unimaginable intelligence.


I encourage you to take a few minutes out of your busy day to watch the two videos. Please feel free to contact me if you would like to assist in helping to ban the brutal practices that take place at the JRC in Canton, Massachusetts.


Brian A. Joyce


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