Among other things, the state turned down about $40 million that would have helped care for these children at home because the money was associated with the Affordable Care Act.
The Government Accountability Office found shortcomings in the way Department of Defense schools provide special education services.
A new voucher program in Ohio for students with disabilities has attracted children with learning disabilities in particular.
Students didn't factor ADHD into their decision-making about college, but rather chose a college based on how the campus felt, the reputation of the school or that it was where they had always wanted to attend. The researcher found that students who had ADHD management strategies in place, such as ways to keep a schedule or study for tests, had figured those out before college, but students who did not have strategies mapped out were overwhelmed once freshman year began.
A new analysis of the cost of special education concludes that by cutting special education personnel in high-spending districts to the national average, the country could save up to $10 billion a year and improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities.
In a new three-part discussion about response to intervention, Lehigh University Professor Perry A. Zirkel discusses the legal implications of this approach to addressing and ferreting out learning disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education is still considering whether and when to cut South Carolina's special education funding following the state's unapproved budget cut three years ago.
Many Americans are confused about what, exactly, learning disabilities are, how prevalent they are, and how they are lived with and dealt with in the law and classroom, according to a new survey of 2,000 Americans by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
The first night of the Republican convention put children with disabilities in the spotlight.
After 13 years, many schools in San Francisco finally comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, but in Boston, parents lose in their efforts to press the district to improve the transition between early childhood and preschool education for students with disabilities.