The research also showed that teens with disabilities are more likely to be obese than their typically developing peers.
November 2014 Archives
The reports show that students with disabilities are falling far short of their typically developing peers in several areas.
Districts within the same state often show dramatic differences in their use of restraint and seclusion, according to a recent report from the Carsey Institute of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
Students with hearing, vision or speech impairments are eligible for additional protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act, says recent guidance.
Some factors associated with math difficulties can be seen in children as young as 2 years old, according to recent research.
A report from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium suggests that built-in test accommodations are easy to use, but that more students need to become familiar with them.
A 2005 U.S. Supreme Court decision placed the burden of proof in individualized education program disputes with the party that's bringing the complaint--usually the parents.