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.
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The 16-year-old, who has autism, says that he wants to remain friends with the two teens accused of mistreating him and recording the abuse on cellphone videos.
August 07, 2013
Black students and students with disabilities are being placed in "drastically inferior" education programs at a disproportionate rate, says the Education Law Center.
May 20, 2013
The fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, also known as the DSM-5, represents the latest thinking on what symptoms define a host of mental disorders, with potential implications for schools, teachers and parents.
December 18, 2012
Unconfirmed diagnoses of autism, mental health disorders, or other conditions have been blamed for the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
October 08, 2012
Until more research is done and interventions are developed to address this behavior, researchers hopes this study will inform families, doctors, educators and first responders who grapple with the consequences of elopement.
October 05, 2012
The greatest number of complaints were about whether students were receiving a free, appropriate public education.
July 25, 2012
Kelsey Carroll's a self-proclaimed "bitch" who says she's into safety pins, piercings, and tattoos. One of her teachers doesn't want her in class, but a new documentary shows she has what it takes to graduate—with some adult support.
July 10, 2012
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.
May 10, 2012
Former employee Greg Miller has created an online petition to push for an end to the practice, which has been challenged in court but remains legal.