Daycare accused of withholding water to keep diapers dry at nap time

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — Child care workers duct-taped children to mats and withheld water at nap time to avoid frequent diaper changes, according to The Morning Call.

A state investigation accused Heart2Heart Montessori Academy of negligent caregiving

The Texas agency is allowing the center to remain open for a probationary period of six months due to a change in management.

The agency launched its investigation after photos circulated showing a child duct-taped to a nap mat. A former caregiver sent the photo to the child’s parents, who are suing for fraud and negligence, seeking $1 million in damages.

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