Now available on Amazon! Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments & Cases 2016

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2016 was a remarkable year in special education law! You must stay up-to-date on new cases and legal developments to advocate effectively.

Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2016

This unique book includes:

  • All decisions in IDEA cases by Courts of Appeals in 2016
  • Four 2016 Cases of the Year and what made these cases unique
  • Two new special ed decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court that will lead to major changes in how the IDEA is implemented
  • Discrimination cases initiated and settled by the U. S. Dept. of Justice
  • School abuse cases brought by the ACLU
  • Denied! The inside story about how employees in one state created a secret cap on the number of children with disabilities could receive special education services.
  • All guidance letters, memos and publications published by the Dept of Ed. in 2016 on diverse topics

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In Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2016, you’ll learn about the Court’s response to Paradise Valley School District for failing to address the impact of a child’s behavioral issues on her learning.

You will also learn what the law says about eligibility … and read about the repercussions the Paso Robles School District faced when they failed to properly evaluate a child suspected of having autism.

…What about a boy who is leaving school at 20 yrs old. His IEP was the same year after year – so he just gave up. Is it too late to try for quality services for him now?

Read about the new decision requiring a NYC school district to provide special education services for 2 years after the child’s 22nd birthday.

…A parent requested an IEE, the school refused and requested due process against the parent. What should they do?

Learn about a Georgia school district’s fight over a parent’s request for an IEE … and why the district had to pay approximately $300,000.00 in attorney’s fees to the parent’s attorney.

If you are:

  • the parent of a child with a disability, you represent your child’s interests. You need to know about legal developments that may affect your child’s special education.
  • an educator or related services provider, you need to know about new legal decisions and policies so you can effectively do your job.
  • an advocate or attorney who assists families of children with disabilities, you need to stay current on legal decisions and rulings.

In addition, this book includes:

  • Cases about abuse and discrimination against children with disabilities filed by the Department of Justice
  • Policy and Guidance from the Department of Education on diverse topics including:
    *Section 504 and Students with ADHD
    *Discrimination against students with disabilities
    *Providing behavioral supports in IEP
    *Rights of children with disabilities in public charter school
    *Restraint and seclusion
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