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.