Carla Clapp's 9-year-old son is a special education student in the Francis Howell School District, and she's worried about a proposal to ban timeout rooms in Missouri.
Her son suffers from severe attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and has speech and developmental delays. When he gets upset, the room allows him a quiet space to work through it, she said.
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