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.
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July 26, 2011
July 22, 2011
A new bill proposes the federal government live up to its promise to pay 40 percent of the costs of educating students with disabilities.
June 22, 2011
South Carolina may lose about $111 million in federal special education money for cutting spending on students with disabilities for the last two years without an OK from the U.S. Department of Education.
May 26, 2011
All schools must ensure that any technological device they use is accessible to students with disabilities.
May 18, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education will for the first time give school districts guidance on when to use restraints and seclusion as ways on children with disabilities.
May 18, 2011
In a case over whether the District of Columbia did enough to identify students with disabilities, the judge was unimpressed by the district's efforts to hand over thousands of documents related to the case.
May 11, 2011
Sen. Patty Murray's bill would put more money into literacy programs, including response to intervention.
May 06, 2011
Is there a method to improve a district's services to special education students that doesn't involve a lawsuit and take years to resolve?
April 27, 2011
Students at Utah's Schools for the Deaf and Blind will have three fewer days of school this year because of budget problems.
April 26, 2011
The Los Angeles Unified School District has a new attitude and a new approach to working with charter schools on accommodating the needs of students with disabilities.