Quiet rooms

Darla Wells lethe9 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 14 15:33:51 UTC 2012

I have seen the term used in Wichita Falls, Texas, schools along with
resource room to mean a place for kids with various learning problems,
also. Though in recent years, prison terminology seems to be more prevalent
in the schools than psychiatric terms.

2012/1/14 Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com>

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> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 1:06 PM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>
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> > 'Quiet Rooms'
> Interesting, From a former roommate, a paranoid schizophrenic a
> sometime resident of Harvard Med School's McLean Hospital, I'd
> gathered that _quiet room_ was the proper term for "padded cell."
> Youneverknow.
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