“Yee Haw, Howdy, Amen” – When Schools Make Up their Mind in Advance!

Special education services, especially ABA services for children with autism, are expensive. In most states, demand is increasing. At the same time, for many programs, local funding is decreasing. Is Continue Reading →

Day 4, Live Blogging from the Institute of Special Ed Advocacy

Thursday, July 26, 2012 Wrightslaw is live blogging all week. We hope you will join us for Day 4 from the Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA). Day 1    Day 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 →

Child is Disrupting My Class – What Can I Do?

I am a general education teacher. One of my students, who has an IEP, interrupts class several times a day.  It is not uncommon for him to blurt out on-  Continue Reading →

Special Education: NOT the Resource Room, the Classroom in the Trailer, or the Special School Across Town

Does my daughter, who has an IEP, have to be served by resource classes or can she be totally in mainstream classrooms? “Special education” under IDEA is not a place Continue Reading →