A Colorado congressman is proposing cuts to defense spending to increase federal spending on students with disabilities.
A computer mouse for the foot? A system that keeps a wheelchair user from getting into an accident? A mobile signing math dictionaries with mouth morphemes? These futuristic-sounding creations are now closer to reality.
The delay raises questions about whether such penalties for states that cut education spending without federal approval are meaningful.
Centers that help parents of children with disabilities learn how to advocate for their children and navigate the educational system won more than $5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to keep their work going.
A North Carolina high school student who has Down syndrome is 19, which is too old to play on the school football team, according to state rules. But Brett Bowden can attend school until his 22nd birthday.
Students with disabilities or health problems are more likely to be the target of bullies than their classmates, according to a new study, but they were also slightly more likely to have attacked someone else at school or tell someone they would hurt them
A new study evaluates many ways in which the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is working, and not. The study finds that more schools are using response to intervention, but fewer schools are able to address parents' complaints.
By combining response to intervention and positive behavioral interventions and supports and destroying any opportunity for a student with disabilities to be segregated from other students, along with a host of other measures, a University of Kansas professor says all students can benefit, and achieve.
A new report says too few students with learning disabilities graduate from high school, and some groups are still disproportionately identified as having a learning disability, but early intervention strategies appear to be reducing the number of students overall who are identified as having a learning disability.
While the Americans with Disabilities Act has improved the lives of many with disabilities, consider observing the 21-year anniversary of this law by reflecting on some ways their lives still could be improved.