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