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Special Education Law Library
The Special Education Law Library includes resources on special education law including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004 and IDEA 97), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, special education cases, and legal practice articles.
Overview: Special Education Law Library
Articles & Reports- Articles by practicing attorneys on a variety of topics; briefs and pleadings; useful documents.
Overview: Special Education Advocacy Library
Advocacy Articles - Hundreds of articles on dozens of topics.
Doing Your Homework by Sue Whitney - Sue Whitney writes about reading, research based instruction, creative advocacy strategies, school improvement, and No Child Left Behind. Newsletters & Journals
Newsletters & Journals
The Special Ed Advocate is the free online newsletter about special education legal and advocacy issues, cases, and tactics and strategies. The Special Ed Advocate is published weekly, usually on Tuesday or Wednesday, with occasional breaks. Subscribers also receive "alerts" about new cases, events, and special offers on Wrightslaw books. Subscribe.
The Beacon: Journal of Special Education Law & Practice - The Beacon is an electronic journal of special education law and practice published by Harbor House Law Press. The Beacon includes articles and essays for attorneys and advocates who represent children with disabilities and others who are interested in special education legal topics. Beacon Archives
Wrightslaw Books & DVDs
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-892320-16-2, 456 pages) by Peter Wright and Pamela Wright is available in two formats, as a print book and a print & e-book combo. Order The book includes:
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 1-892320-09-6, 334 pages, 8.5" X 11") by Pam and Pete Wright is a practical "survival guide" designed to teach you how to advocate for children with disabilities. Download flyer l Order
Wrightslaw: All About IEPs (ISBN: 978-1-892320-20-9, 192 pages ($12.95) by Peter Wright, Pamela Wright and Sandra O'Connor contains clear, concise answers to frequently asked questions about IEPs. Learn what the law says about:
Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board DVD, published by Harbor House Law Press, Inc. takes you through a special education due process hearing, from initial preparations to testimony by the final witness. Download the flyer $19.95 Order
Wrightslaw offers a variety of special education law and advocacy programs taught by experts in the field. Topics include: