Students with Disabilities Excel with High Expectations, Access, and Inclusion

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"We know that when students with disabilities are held to

Worth A Second Look: Haben Girma’s 2010 Speech on 35th Anniversary of IDEA

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"One of the treasures of IDEA is that it provides children with disabilities the luxury of just being students. Unfortunately there are still many school districts where students with disabilities are denied their right to an education." Haben Girma

Intersection of Law, Education and Civil Rights

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As a deaf-blind student with very limited sight and hearing, Haben Girma '13 learned that you must be a self-advocate and come up with creative solutions to the problems you face. If that fails, she says, then the law can be a strong ally.

US DOE “Access to Sports for Students with Disabilities Is a Civil Right”

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U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options.

Q&A: IDEA and child care

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This 4-page brief explains the basics of the Individuals with

CEC Celebrates IDEA’s 37th Anniversary

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On November 29, 1975 President Gerald Ford signed into law

COPAA Announces Keynote and General Session Speakers for 2013 Conference

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COPAA is an independent, nonprofit membership organization of special education

My Civil Rights

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Inclusion, Martin Luther King, Jr, The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and education.

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