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 →

Some Students Don’t Receive Needed Test Accommodations

Disability Scoop reports that “too little is being done to ensure that students with disabilities receive appropriate accommodations on the SAT, ACT and other standardized tests, according to a new Continue Reading →

VA Alert! Contact Your VA State Senator TODAY on Senate Bill 689

TODAY! VA Senators will be discussing Senate Bill 689 when they meet at 2 pm. The bill would limit the legal rights of people with disabilities who are represented by Continue Reading →

Judge Sotomayor Knows About Learning Disabilities – “She Got It!”

As we watched the confirmation hearings on Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Pete said: “In the Bartlett case, Judge Sotomayor wrote the best description of  learning disabilities Continue Reading →