German schools ‘make hyper kids wear 13lb sand vests to keep them in their seats’

German schools ‘make hyper kids wear 13lb sand vests to keep them in their seats’
 

Schools in Germany are asking hyper and naughty children to wear heavy sand-filled vests in a bid to keep them in their seats. 
The controversial sand vests, which weigh between 2.7 and 13lbs, are being used by 200 schools in the country despite some parents criticising them.
Schools say the vests, which cost between £124 and £150, are very effective at calming down hyper children and those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
They also say it’s a better way at tackling the problem than using drugs such as Ritalin.
Gerhild de Wall, head of the inclusion unit at the... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 46
Source: Metro
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