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Word: restraint

Definition: moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction


Sentences Containing 'restraint'

A 2012 report by Jessica Butler for the Autism National Committee summarized state seclusion and restraint laws and policies.
Another hearing witness testified that restraint may be needed in emergencies.
As there is no national clearinghouse that gathers data on the use of the techniques, the exact number of children subjected to restraint and seclusion in school is unknown.
As to what restraint the apprehensions of disgrace in the corps might throw on a dishonourable elopement with her, I am not able to judge; for I know nothing of the effects that such a step might produce.
Between Elizabeth and Charlotte there was a restraint which kept them mutually silent on the subject; and Elizabeth felt persuaded that no real confidence could ever subsist between them again.
Both bills require restraint to end when the emergency ends, and the House bill requires seclusion to end when the emergency ends.
Both bills require schools to notify parents in writing within 24 hours of restraint and verbally the same day.
But even this restraint was afterwards thought insufficient, and, by a statute of Elizabeth, the privilege of granting it was confined to the quarter-sessions.
But Harrison’s characteristic wisdom, restraint and diplomacy ensured that these rather revolutionary instruments made their appearance without offense.
CRDC also found racial and ethnic disproportionality in restraint and seclusion use.
Debriefings are intended to reduce and eliminate restraint and seclusion, by determining what caused the event and how to avoid it in the future, and by analyzing, planning for, and implementing positive interventions.
For those schools which reported data, there was a total of 38, 792 incidents of physical restraint.
He noted that there was "something undeniably impressive about the restraint" of the style that Mailer undertook in composing the novel.
He said that initial reports of blood spots, secret underground chambers, mysterious pits, and metal restraint shackles, were all innocuous or misidentified.
His frank acceptance of the situation marks him as either an innocent man, or else as a man of considerable self-restraint and firmness.
If students could only be induced to impose more restraint upon themselves when they attempt so difficult a medium as paint, it would be greatly to the advantage of their work.
In 2009, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) undertook a nationwide study of the use of restraint and seclusion in schools and its effects.
In town I believe he chiefly lived, but his studying the law was a mere pretence, and being now free from all restraint, his life was a life of idleness and dissipation.
It reported that only 14 states limited the use of restraint to emergencies involving threats of physical injury.
Lansdale, completely taken over by the essence of the hand, looks at her and starts to laugh, loosens the restraint on the other hand and gets up.
Matsukata introduced a policy of fiscal restraint that resulted in what has come to be called the "Matsukata Deflation."
NDRN documented the use of restraint and seclusion in 2/3 of states in 2009.
North Vietnam did not take the Americans at their word that they were exercising restraint.
On December 9, 2009, six months after the House hearing, the first national restraint and seclusion bill was introduced by Congressman George Miller.
On May 19, 2009, the House Education and Labor Committee held hearings about the use of restraint and seclusion, chaired by Congressman George Miller.
On the last night of my restraint, I was awakened by hearing my own name spoken in a whisper.
On the other hand, variety without unity to govern it is a riotous exuberance of life, lacking all power and restraint and wasting itself in a madness of excess.
Our importance, our respectability in the world must be affected by the wild volatility, the assurance and disdain of all restraint which mark Lydia's character.
Restraint and seclusion bills were introduced again in the 112th Congress in 2011.
Restraint and seclusion should be used only as a last resort and by trained professionals, but the GAO found that was not the case.
Restraint and seclusion-related fatalities and injuries most often involve children with disabilities.
Restraint involves immobilizing an individual and preventing him or her from moving his or her arms, legs, body, or head freely.
She also testified that her child was later restrained again, and received a severe abrasion, but she was not informed of the restraint.
She now observed to me, aloud, resuming her former restraint, that it was useless to hear more, or to say more, and that she begged to put an end to the interview.
She tries to make an effort with him by loosening the restraint on his mechanical hand and shakes it.
So we were left to take leave of one another without any restraint.
Teachers may use restraint and seclusion appropriately in those circumstances, the witness testified.
The Americans exercised some level of restraint in their response.
The bills are designed to protect children from the abuse of restraint and seclusion in school.
The finest curves are full of restraint, and excessive curvature is a thing to be avoided in good drawing.
The GAO documented 20 deaths of children from restraint.
The GAO presented testimony about its report and findings about restraint and seclusion, and the risk of death and injury.
The GAO reported on at least four cases in which verbal children who died or were injured in restraint told staff that they could not breathe.
The House of Representatives also reported that, “the use of restraint and seclusion often exacerbates the behaviors that staff are trying to eliminate.” Because there is no federal law, state restraint and seclusion laws control.
The leader had moved the apex court and got a restraint order against their publication in the media.
The National Disability Rights Network and the Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates also documented the nationwide use of restraint and seclusion in 2009.
This calm tone and perfect ease made Andrea feel that he was, for the moment, restrained by a more muscular hand than his own, and that the restraint could not be easily broken through.
Tie-wraps double as an effective restraint.
Zia was deeply committed to the Arabs, especially to Saudi Arabia, to create a restraint to contain the Iranian influence.
``And the very reason why the women of this fine country put so little restraint on their words and actions, is because they live so much in public, and have really nothing to conceal.

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