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.
A new bill proposes the federal government live up to its promise to pay 40 percent of the costs of educating students with disabilities.
Students with disabilities, in particular an emotional disturbance, are especially likely to be suspended or expelled from Texas middle and high schools, a new study finds.
For five years running, the District of Columbia has failed to uphold parts of the federal law that governs the education of students with disabilities.
How are findings from neuroscience being applied to special education? A new policy analysis discusses the research bridging the two fields.