The celebrity and businesswoman Paris Hilton has backed parents trying to toughen to the law on restraint and seclusion in Northern Ireland schools.
Tweeting to almost 17 million followers she appealed to Stormont's Education Committee to provide "meaningful protections" to children.
Deirdre Shakespeare and Beth Morrsion - who founded ICARS with Zoe Read - also gave evidence to the committee.
The organisation is campaigning for Harry's Law, named after Ms Shakespeare's autistic son, which would make it compulsory for schools to report when they had restrained or isolated a child to parents and the Education Authority.
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