Physical Holding

District Use of Prone Restraint Data
October 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

Number of Incidents of Prone Restraint

Dates Included in
Data Collection

Number of Incidents

August 16, 2011 – January 13, 2012

596

January 14, 2012 – April 14, 2012

360

April 15, 2012 – July 14, 2012

462

July 15, 2012 – October 14, 2012

304

October 15, 2012 – December 31, 2012

639

January 1, 2013 – March 31, 2013

270

April 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013

198

July 1, 2013 – September 30, 2013

130

October 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

335

Percentage of Students Restrained by Gender*

Gender

Percentage

Male

78%

Female

22%

Percentage of Students Restrained by Race*

Race

Percentage

Caucasian

61%

African American

36%

Hispanic

3%

Percentage of Students Restrained by Disability Category*

Disability

Percentage

Autism Spectrum Disorder

49%

Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities

32%

Developmental Cognitive Disability

8%

Severely Multiply Impaired

5%

Other Health Disabilities

4%

Specific Learning Disability

2%

Reasons for Use of Prone Restraint

Reasons

Percentages

Protect Others from Injury

81%

Protect Student from Injury

70%

Protect Both Student and Others from Injury

65%

Total Districts Reporting

Dates Included in Data Collection

Number of Districts

August 16, 2011 – January 13, 2012

21

January 14, 2012 – April 14, 2012

12

April 15, 2012 – July 14, 2012

12

July 15, 2011 – October 14, 2012

16

October 15, 2012 – December 31, 2012

11

January 1, 2013 – March 31, 2013

10

April 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013

9

July 1, 2013 – September 30, 2013

11

October 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

10

* Data derived from unique MARSS numbers