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Blog Post Archive

Wrightslaw Boot Camp Coming to Bradenton, FL

Choose the schedule that works best for you! Friday, April 6, 2018 and/or Saturday, April 7, 2018. The one day trainings are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, Continue Reading ?

Registration is Open! Don’t Miss ISEA 2018

ISEA 2018: July 29 – August 3, 2018, William & Mary Law School, Williamsburg, VA The William & Mary Law School Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA) is presenting a Continue Reading ?

What’s the Difference? U.S. Code and Code of Federal Regulations

Could you explain the difference between United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations. I know the CFR is law. Is the U.S.C. law as well? The best explanation/quick reference Continue Reading ?

Educational Audiologist? On the IEP Team? Yes!

Educational Audiology is a “Related Service” under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Many children with hearing loss attend public schools. These are children who wear hearing aids, cochlear Continue Reading ?

FAPE: ARE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OBLIGATED TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO NEW STUDENTS?

Monica:  Are public schools obligated to provide services to new coming students who need more services? We are getting new student enrolled in our school. We had a parent come Continue Reading ?

Homeschool: SHOULD I END IEP PROGRAM IN HOMESCHOOL?

Taya:  My son is totally normal, never was diagnosed with anything, but he gets distracted very easy during the class. So the school was on me for few years to Continue Reading ?

Modifications: REGULAR ED TEACHER NO IMPLEMENTING IEP MODIFICATIONS

Amy:  My son is in high school and I have had to continually contact the special Ed teacher and the principal with on going issues of the regular ed teaching Continue Reading ?

Parent Rights: SPECIAL ED PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEES?

Susan:  How are the “parent” chosen to be on the SEPAC? I have been asking for 3 years if my district has one and, either been told “no” or not Continue Reading ?

TEA Violated Federal Laws – Corrective Action Ordered!

In 2016, investigative reporter Brian Rosenthal broke a story in Texas and wrote a series of articles for the Houston Chronicle that rocked the world of special education far beyond Continue Reading ?

The IDEA State Complaint Resource Center – Your Guide to Effective State Complaints!

The IDEA State Complaint Resource Center is your guide to effective state complaints, one of the dispute resolution options under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA State Complaint Continue Reading ?

Theatre Program Agrees to New Policy, Training and Reasonable Modifications for Food Allergies

– from FARE News Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) – December 19, 2017 “Last summer, we reported on a finding by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf Continue Reading ?

Wrightslaw Training in Oakland, CA!

Join Pete Wright, Esq. from Wrightslaw for this one-day Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training. The Oakland RiteCare® Childhood Language Center is sponsoring this February 8, 2018 event.  The Continue Reading ?

Discipline: ALTERNATIVE TIME OUT ROOM USED AS CALM/BREAK ROOM

Ildiko:  I am fighting the IEP team that using the AI room for aggressive, imminent danger to himelf or others, or taking my child there after restrain is not ok Continue Reading ?

On Track for Independent Living: New App for Pennsylvania Students with Disabilities

Pennsylvania teens and young adults with disabilities now have access to a free app designed to help them find jobs, manage their needs and get on track to living independently. Continue Reading ?

Charter Schools: WHERE DO I REQUEST AN IEP?

Tammy:  My son was in public school for three years, online school for 1 month, and last in a charter school for 6 months. I recently had to pull him Continue Reading ?

Nominate Your Smart Kid! Youth Achievement Award

Applications for the 2018 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award. This $1,000 Continue Reading ?

New Q & A! U.S. Department of Education Clarifies FAPE after Endrew Decision

December 2017: Department Issues New Q&A on Free Appropriate Public Education following Supreme Court Decision. The U.S. Department of Education released a question-and-answer document supporting the unanimous March 2017 U.S. Continue Reading ?

IDEA and Kids with Special Dietary Needs

Our doctor has recommended that my daughter, on an IEP, be gluten and dairy free.  The school is giving me a hard time, though I know they are providing a Continue Reading ?

Give the Gift of Knowledge – Wrightslaw Christmas Sale

Don’t miss the Wrightslaw Christmas Sale! November 29 – December 14!  

IEP Meeting Survey: Share Your Experiences

My name is Kelli Sanderson. I am a doctoral student studying special education at Vanderbilt University. I am studying Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings and would like to learn more Continue Reading ?

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