Seeking Organizations & Informal Groups to Sign-on: Support IDEA Fairness Restoration Act

Last week, the IDEA Fairness Restoration Act was introduced in Congress to allow parents to recover expert witness fees when they prevail in due process hearings and court actions under Continue Reading →

Leveling the Playing Field for Parents – IDEA Fairness Restoration Act

On March 17, 2011, federal legislation was introduced to allow parents to recover expert witness fees in due process hearings and litigation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. “This Continue Reading →

Will the Senate Pass the Restraint & Seclusion Bill?

Call your Senators and ask them to pass S.2860, the restraint/seclusion bill as it passed the House.  Dial 202-224-3121 or go to, click on Senators for contact information (including Continue Reading →

High Expectations: Raising the Bar for Children with Disabilities?

At the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children last week, Education Secretary Arne Duncan called on special educators to take responsibility for the success of their students. Duncan Continue Reading →