Definition: isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
Definition: isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
Sentences Containing 'seclusion'
``It is possible, Haidee, that so perfect a seclusion, though conformable with the habits and customs of the East, may not be practicable in Paris.
'It is very bold in me,' said Agnes, looking up again, 'who have lived in such seclusion, and can know so little of the world, to give you my advice so confidently, or even to have this strong opinion.
However, the reformation brought Anna and her community emancipation from seclusion and chance to break their vows.
Amy was in seclusion after recovering from mental trauma.
Fed up with the business, Ross retired from music in the early 1980s, returning to the Motor City where he lived in Detroit seclusion away from family members.
Fatima neither wore a veil, nor did she live in seclusion; as a queen, she played a visible role in society, and was present regularly at various public events.
Sláine's seduction of Niamh, the king's chosen bride who was brought up in seclusion until she was of age, is reminiscent of the Irish story of Deirdre.
Chrysostom's connection with Diodore was probably broken off in 374, when he plunged into a more complete monastic seclusion; Theodore's seems to have continued until the elevation of Diodore to the see of Tarsus in 378.
One of them, Kotoshironushi or Yae-Kotoshironushi ("Eight-Fold-Thing-Sign-Master") who had been out fishing, was easily persuaded to forfeit his authority and retire into seclusion.
Here Durham went into seclusion while he wrote and then presented to Parliament a report on his administration.
Mesmero spent several months in seclusion as Jackson helped him get his confidence back, and with it his powers.
The bills are designed to protect children from the abuse of restraint and seclusion in school.
Seclusion involves the involuntary confinement of an individual in a room or area from which the individual is physically prevented from leaving, whether the room is locked or the door is blocked by furniture.
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.
One teenager hung himself in a seclusion room, while a teacher sat outside the room.
The GAO found that a New York child was placed alone in a seclusion room 75 times in 6 months for whistling and slouching.
The National Disability Rights Network and the Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates also documented the nationwide use of restraint and seclusion in 2009.
NDRN documented the use of restraint and seclusion in 2/3 of states in 2009.
On May 19, 2009, the House Education and Labor Committee held hearings about the use of restraint and seclusion, chaired by Congressman George Miller.
She testified that other children were denied access to food, water, and the bathroom while isolated in seclusion confinement rooms.
The GAO presented testimony about its report and findings about restraint and seclusion, and the risk of death and injury.
The GAO also reported that restraint and seclusion have been used to control minor student misbehaviors such as speaking out of turn or refusing to remain in one’s chair.
Teachers may use restraint and seclusion appropriately in those circumstances, the witness testified.
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.
A 2012 report by Jessica Butler for the Autism National Committee summarized state seclusion and restraint laws and policies.
Only 11 either banned all forms of seclusion or restricted it to emergency threats of physical harm.
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.
On December 9, 2009, six months after the House hearing, the first national restraint and seclusion bill was introduced by Congressman George Miller.
The 2009 House bill was numbered H.R. 4247 and entitled “Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act.” The Senate bill was numbered S. 2860 and had the same title.
Restraint and seclusion bills were introduced again in the 112th Congress in 2011.
Both bills would forbid the use of restraint or seclusion for destruction of property, educational disruption, failing to follow instructions, and for coercion, discipline, or in place of proper educational planning.
The House bill also forbids seclusion unless there is an immediate threat of physical injury and less restrictive methods will not resolve the situation.
The House bill will require staff to continuously visually monitor (watch) children who are confined to seclusion rooms to ensure that they are safe.
The Senate bill bans all seclusion of children, which is defined as locking children in rooms or other spaces or blocking the door so they cannot leave (e.g., with furniture).
Both bills require restraint to end when the emergency ends, and the House bill requires seclusion to end when the emergency ends.
Both bills impose training requirements to ensure that staff who use restraint and seclusion are trained in evidence-based techniques and that the techniques are not misused in even more dangerous manners.
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.
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.
CRDC also found racial and ethnic disproportionality in restraint and seclusion use.
Hispanic children were disproportionately subjected to seclusion.
These scenes are intercut, and immediately followed with her grief and heartbreak over the death of Robert Dudley, and her brief seclusion during the celebrations over the Armada's defeat.
The Dāʿī serves as the representative of the Imam, who is currently in seclusion.
During the Imām's seclusion, a Dā‘ī l-Muṭlaq is appointed by his predecessor.
What is common about the three ways is that they demand complete seclusion from the world.
While Dupré remained in seclusion in the days after her role in the scandal became public, she became the subject of increasingly intense media coverage.
To dedicate special prayers for this purpose, Ghulam Ahmad travelled to Hoshiarpur where he spent 40 days in seclusion.
Seclusion rooms and refractory wards were used for resistive patients, even when their forms of resistance were non-violent.
Originally, access to the church was forbidden to the public, in keeping with the wish of the Cistercians for seclusion.
And he withdrew himself in seclusion in order to write."
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