Sleep Disorders, Truancy and Student Needs: A Complicated Mix

I have a student with a sleep disorder and emotional issues. How do the compulsory attendance laws and a student with special education needs intertwine? Good question. All states have Continue Reading →

New! at Wrightslaw: Allergies / Anaphylaxis

A child with an allergy, asthma, even diabetes, has an “episodic” condition which, as a result of the amendments to ADA, normally qualifies the public school child for the protections Continue Reading →

An Amazing Journey: Things You Can Do with Section 504

From Jim Comstock-Galagan The recent amendments to Section 504 and the ADAA greatly expanded coverage under Section 504/ADA. The ADA Amendments Act, Public Law No. 110–325 (2008), overturned Supreme Court Continue Reading →

Stand with Us and Say “No” to low expectations for students!

Stand with Us and Say “No” to low expectations for students with disabilities and minority students by Cheryl Poe, Guest Blogger I am an African-American mother of two children in 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 →