Disabilities No Barrier At All-Inclusive Preschools

With a new federal directive, there’s a push for more of the nation’s preschools to educate children with disabilities alongside their typically-developing peers.

With Help From Mom, Teen With Down Syndrome Turns Entrepreneur

Like many parents of those with disabilities, Laura Prince worried about her daughter’s future. Rather than wait, she decided to create opportunities for young adults with special needs.

Feds: School Resource Officers Must Be Mindful Of ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on the responsibilities of law enforcement officers stationed at schools when they interact with children who have disabilities.

Obama Administration Sues School Over Service Dog

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing an elementary school for allegedly barring a student with disabilities from bringing her service dog to class unless a handler comes too.

Study Questions Effectiveness Of One-To-Ones In Special Ed

Many students receiving special education services are supported by one-to-ones, but new research suggests these assistants may not be pulling their weight.

Post-Secondary Programs See Signs Of Success

As a growing number of colleges offer programs for students with intellectual disabilities, a new report provides the most comprehensive look yet at who’s attending and their outcomes.

Obama Administration Makes Push For Preschool Inclusion

Federal officials say that all children with disabilities should be able to attend preschool alongside their typically-developing peers.

New Rule Ends ‘Modified’ Tests For Students With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is doing away with a policy that allowed states to consider some students with disabilities academically proficient without meeting grade-level standards.

School Districts Scramble To Find Teachers

With fewer entering the profession and many leaving, school districts nationwide are struggling to find teachers, particularly in special education.

Special Education Training Efforts To Get Millions

As school gets underway in many parts of the country, federal officials are doling out millions of dollars to help parents and teachers better serve students with disabilities.

Anticipation High Ahead Of Special Ed Camera Mandate

The details remain murky as Texas looks to implement what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind law mandating cameras in some special education classrooms.

Students With Disabilities Allegedly Handcuffed As Punishment

A sheriff’s deputy is facing a federal lawsuit after allegedly shackling two children with disabilities for misbehaving at school.

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