3rd Circuit to Hear Food Allergy Discrimination Case

A case involving a kindergarten student with a tree nut allergy has the potential to set a precedent for food-allergy-related accommodations in a federal appellate court. Food Allergy Research and Continue Reading →

DOE Guidance on Legal Obligations for Extracurricular Activities

U.S. Department of Education Clarifies Schools’ Obligation to Provide Equal Opportunity to Students with Disabilities to Participate in Extracurricular Athletics “Participation in extracurricular athletics can be a critical part of Continue Reading →

Live Blogging from the Institute of Special Education Advocacy – Please Join Us!

Wrightslaw is live blogging from the Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA) all week. We hope you will join us! Day 1    Day 2 & 3     Day 4    Continue Reading →

Supreme Court: P & A Can Sue State to Protect Individuals with Disabilities

While investigating suspicious deaths in state institutions, the Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy (VOPA) requested relevant records from state officials. Virginia refused, stating that a state-law privilege protected records Continue Reading →