Advocates say the state education department is falling short of ensuring that the Jackson district provides services required under federal law for students with disabilities.
A new round of about $60 million in grants from the National Center for Special Education Research awards researchers working to improve the school experiences of students with autism, ADHD, and who are deaf, among other disabilities.
The state legislature passed a bill that would require districts to consider students' home environment when deciding on a private school, in addition to students' academic needs.
A new collaboration between Microsoft and Dell showcases both companies' products and the features they offer that are intended to enhance the experience of students with disabilities.
One district is turning to online courses to keep its gifted students challenged and engaged.
Unified Sports teams aren't guaranteed to succeed: Mixing students with intellectual disabilities with their classmates may not work at every school. But some schools have been pleasantly surprised when they did.
When students with disabilities move to the workplace as part of their education, school districts must consider whether those settings are segregated and if these students could thrive in a more inclusive setting with the right supports.
Erasing lifetime limits on coverage and prohibiting companies from denying coverage for a preexisting condition are especially important for children and adults with disabilities.
A new Mississippi law gives children with dyslexia the option of using vouchers to attend private schools, or another public school, if the schools have dyslexia-specific instruction. The law, which takes effect next week, was championed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, who has said he struggled with dyslexia as a child. The legislation would apply to students in 1st through 6th grades. Eligible schools would have to employ dyslexia therapists. A related law also passed this year creates scholarships for college students planning to work as dyslexia therapists. Beyond giving students with dyslexia choices about which school to attend, the ...
They found that children with autism had consistent patterns showing altered connectivity between different parts of the brain.