Representing the Special Education Child: A Manual for the Attorney and Lay Advocate
Outline I. The Need to Know A. Personal impact B. Professional role II. Presenting the Problem A. Crisis! Emergency! B. Parent's response C. Attorney response III. Preparing for a Special Education Due Process Hearing A. Hazards of litigation B. Analyze issues C.... Travel Training for Youth With Disabilities
Introduction Transportation provides us all with access to the wider opportunities of society employment, postsecondary education, job training programs, recreation. Travelling by car, by cab, or by public transportation systems such as bus and subway enables us to go to work and come home, go to... Evans v. Rhinebeck: Roadmap to FAPE
What factors make a special education program appropriate? Inappropriate? The decision in Evans v. Rhinebeck provides a roadmap to FAPE. In the Law Library are several decisions that are adverse to parents. Examples are the Second Circuit's decision in Walczak v. Florida Free Union and the... Giftedness and Learning Disabilities
How Does One Identify the Learning Disabled Gifted? It is difficult to describe or list typical characteristics of learning disabled gifted people because there are so many types of giftedness and so many possible learning disabilities. The biggest problem in identification is that a disability...
Nodules, Child Find and Things from the SWI
September 21, 2007, 6:28 am
So, Daughter is seeing a speech therapist - a speech language pathologist (SLP). Not because she has any language problems or pronunciation - she gets enough practice talking and talking and talking, after all - but because she has nodules on her vocal cords .
We've gotten hooked up with a... A Lack of Education Due to Emotional and Mental Issues
January 30, 2008, 4:02 pm
A totally tough element in the equation of the adoption of older children is how tough it is to get them through school. Long range plans seem to not compute, deferred gratification is an elusive concept when they simply do not want to go to school.
School is very hard for one thing. My... Sad to Be A Georgian
August 9, 2007, 7:00 am
There are just some days that I hate living in this state. For all the things I love about where we live – our house, the weather, my church family, our friends – there is a mindset here (maybe there’s a mindset everywhere) that is really starting to bug me involving special needs children. ...
Chaparral Middle School, Diamond Bar, CA Test Scores and ...
Students participating in special education program--22%: 55%-Students with no reported disability--81%: 86%-Math: 80%: 78%: 74%: 86%-All Students--74%: 86%-Asian--88%: 95%-Economically disadvantaged--59%: 67%-Non-economically disadvantaged--76%: 88%-Parent education - college graduate--79%:
Ladera Vista Junior High School, Fullerton, CA Test Scores ...
Students participating in special education program--22%: 41%-Students with no reported disability--58%: 71%-White (not Hispanic)--61%: 83%-View as a Graph. School Features for Ladera Vista Junior High School. School Features :
County leaders press for reform of Preschool Special ...
Following the release of a state audit this week that criticized oversight of the more than preschool special-education contractors in New York, the state Association of Counties renewed its call for changes to the current system.