The three-day event, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, focuses on everything from early education for students with disabilities to transition planning.
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July 22, 2014
June 10, 2014
Every dollar invested in reducing lead exposure would pay for itself in three years, compared to the ongoing costs to support children and adults who are exposed to the toxin.
June 06, 2014
Survey respondents reported that many students with disabilities were subjected to sexual abuse many times, often by adults in the school setting.
June 04, 2014
After up to four years of intervention, students with mild or moderate intellectual disabilities were able to read 1st-grade-level text, new research finds.
May 15, 2014
Concern about special education lawsuits is widespread, but complaints are common only in a handful of states, according to a longitudinal analysis of due process complaints.
May 13, 2014
The Combating Autism Act, first signed into law in 2006, is set to expire Sept. 30 unless Congress renews it.
March 27, 2014
Researchers are now seeing 1 in 68 children identified as having autism spectrum disorder, compared to 1 in 88 the last time statistics were collected.
March 21, 2014
The most recent release of data from the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights shows broad disparities in restraint, seclusion and suspensions for students covered by IDEA.
February 28, 2014
While few districts overall use these techniques to manage student behavior, they are most likely to be used on students with disabilities, the researchers said.
February 25, 2014
The findings come through a study of more than 64,000 Danish children, many of whom had mothers who took acetaminophen during pregnancy.