Long COVID under Section 504 and IDEA: A Resource Guide for Children, Students, Educators, Schools, Service Providers, and Families

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Many children and young adults who planned to return to school in the fall struggle to recover from “long COVID.” The terms “long COVID” and “long haul COVID” refer to Continue Reading →

Justice Department Settles with Florida District in Class Removals Discrimination Case

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Discrimination

On August 3, 2021, the Department of Justice reached a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with Volusia County Schools (Florida) to address allegations that the district punished Continue Reading →

Must Services in the IEP be Provided by a Special Ed Teacher?

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“My 10-year-old with Downs Syndrome made no progress in reading over the last 4-5 years. A reading specialist evaluated her and recommended a different reading program. The school agreed to Continue Reading →

8 Frequently Asked Questions about Compensatory Education

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As schools reopen, expect the IEP team to schedule a meeting or meetings to discuss your child’s eligibility for compensatory education. As your child’s advocate, you need to learn all you can about compensatory education now. Your child has no more time to waste. Continue Reading →

Train at Home with Wrightslaw! Earn CEU’s!

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Learn in the comfort of your home with the Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training. All you need is a computer or device and speakers! Now Available as an Continue Reading →

Sale Ends Monday, August 10th – Summer Reading Sale! Save 25% on ALL Wrightslaw Products!

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Save 25% on ALL Wrightslaw products during our Summer Reading Sale! Immediate Training downloads and publications in all formats! Advocacy Supplies too! For bulk order discounts up to 50% call Continue Reading →

Pete and Pam Wright Answer Questions about Compensatory Education, IEPs and IEP Meetings in New Webinar

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In May 2020, Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge invited four special education attorneys to a webinar for parents,  “Special Education in the COVID-19 Quarantine.” The attorneys, Pete Wright, Jack Robinson, Piper Paul, Continue Reading →

Crip Camp – A Disability Revolution Premieres on Netflix

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Teenagers support one another

** New York Times Critics Pick** “No matter how fondly you recall your time at sleepaway camp, chances are your experiences weren’t as formative as the ones recounted in “Crip Continue Reading →

Progress Graphs of Test Data – A Essential Skill that Parents Need to Master

All important decisions about your child’s education – eligibility, special education, and related services in your child’s IEP, educational progress, compensatory education (or “recovery services”) – are based on test Continue Reading →

Can Parents Demand a Member of the IEP Team be Excluded?

The Guidance Counselor ignored our parental consent form and conducted tests on our daughter against our written instructions, even though she signed the form acknowledging our wishes and concerns. Our Continue Reading →