2018 Progress Report...and
A Thank You Note

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ISSN: 1538-320
January 8, 2019

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Pete and Pam WrightIt's time for our annual progress report - and a big thank you from the Wrightslaw staff.

We appreciate your input, encouragement, and support during the past year.

As we reflect on our annual report, we feel deeply grateful. We want to thank you for making 2018 another successful year.

By working together, we are making a difference for 6.5 million children with disabilities and their families.

Many thanks!

Pam & Pete Wright

We hope that you will forward this issue of the Special Ed Advocate to other friends, families, or colleagues.

2018 Progress Report


Website visits and pageviews continue to rise. Over 5.6 million people visited Wrightslaw in 2018. Wrightslaw recorded over 25.9 million page views. As always, March was the busiest month with over 2.6 million page views.

The Wrightslaw Way Blog

16.6 million pages were viewed on the Wrightslaw Way Blog - an increase of 3 million views from 2017. September was the busiest month with 1,753,515 pageviews.


What's in Store at Wrightslaw?

Wrightslaw Training Conferences 2019

Wrightslaw on Facebook

Wrightslaw on Twitter

Wrightslaw Channel on YouTube

Top 10 Articles in 2018

1. Questions and Answers on Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Requirements of the IDEA

2.The Child Find Mandate: What Does It Mean to You? by Pam and Pete Wright.

3. How to Request a One-to-One Paraprofessional for Your Child by Wayne Steedman, Esq.

4. The History of Special Education Law by Pete Wright, Esq.

5. Draft IEPs: Are Schools Required to Provide a Copy to Parents Before the IEP Meeting?

6. 12 Rules for Writing GREAT Letters by Pamela Wright, MA, MSW

7. Handling a Manifestation Review Determination (MDR): A How-To for Attorneys by Bill Brownley, Esq.

8. 8 Steps to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker by Jennifer Bollero, Esq.

9. Independent Educations Evaluations: What? Why? How? Who Pays/ by Wayne Steedman, Esq.

10. Discipline: Suspensions, Expulsions, and IEPs by Robert Crabtree, Esq.

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Top 10 Topics in 2018

Top Ten1. Discrimination: Section 504 and ADA AA

2. Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)

3. Special Education Caselaw

4. IDEA 2004

5. Early Intervention

6. Inclusion, Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), Mainstreaming

7. Behavior Problems and Discipline

8. Transition

9. Physical Education for Students with Disabilities

10. Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger Syndrome (AS)

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Top 10 Cases Downloaded in 2018

1. Bd. Ed. Hendrick Hudson Sch. Dist. v. Amy Rowley

2. Honig v. Doe

3. Doe v. Withers Complaint

4. Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District (2017)

5. M.C. v. Antelope Valley Union High School District

6. Burlington Sch. Comm. v. Mass. Dept Ed

7. Cedar Rapids v. Garret F.

8. Florence County v. Shannon Carter

9. Brown v. Board of Education

10. Mark Hartmann v. Loudoun County Board of Education

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Top 10 Blog Posts in 2018

1. Child is Disrupting my Class: What Can I Do

2. Q & A Database: Topics "Accommodations" - "IEPs"

3. When Schools Punish Sick Children Who Miss School: A Game Plan


5. Getting Help for a Child with a Behavior Disorder

6. When Teachers Bully

7. Do Schools Have Any Legal Obligation to Identify and Test Students?

8. Case Update: MN v. School Board City of VA Beach 2018

9. Have You Checked Out the Yellow Pages for Kids Website Lately?

10. How Can I Develop SMART IEP Goals for Behavior Problems?

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What People Are Saying About The Special Ed Advocate Newsletter

"Thanks for the trustworthy information an support you provide through the Wrightslaw web site and newsletter. You helped our family act when we needed to - we are thriving now."


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