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.
In a long-term study of children with ADHD, researchers found that many students were receiving services that show little effectiveness in improving their academic performance.
Students with behavioral disabilities often end up in the juvenile justice system after acting out at school; that referral can be the start of a downhill slide for many.
The information offers anti-bullying advice to schools regarding students covered by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which may include those with impairments such as depression or severe food allergies
New York City is revamping its system to serve more students with disabilities in neighborhood schools, but the road to implementation has been bumpy.
The gift comes from the estate of Clarine "Kitty" Rodman, a construction firm partner and a community philanthropist, who had a long-running interest in disability issues.
Rochester, N.Y., ended up employing more special education teachers than it had originally budgeted for when fewer students than expected were placed in a less-intensive educational model.