The Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education – 07/12/13

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This week, Carol Quirk who is the Co-Executive Director for

2013 Top Ten Signs of Special Ed Advocate Burn Out

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Subtitle: Why you may need a trip to a COPAA

Some special education teachers fear losing jobs

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ATLANTA (AP) — Some Atlanta special education teachers say they

Law Would Give Parents Final Say About Special Diploma Track

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A proposed law moving quickly through the Legislature would give parents of kids receiving special education services the final say about their child’s placement on a special diploma track.

Insight into Inclusion: The Language we Use

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How do we help our children or students who are

School Says, “No Advanced Classes for Kids with IEPs”

2013-03-24T23:30:53-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My child has a learning disability. Her teachers want her

Retention is Not a Form of “Specialized Instruction”

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The school wanted to retain my son who has an

Appropriate Education for Your Child – 02/15/2013

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Unfortunately, our guest Howard Glasser, was unavailable for this morning's

Wright’s Law: Why Schools Usually Say “No!”

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My son is going to middle school. Same district, new

The Inclusive Class: Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

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Nicole and Terri are looking forward to interviewing Dr. Sheldon Horowitz about ways classrooms can support children with learning disabilities.

Q&A: IDEA and child care

2013-01-05T17:37:36-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

IEP Team Member Apology: A Template for “Not Knowing It All – After All”

2012-12-29T21:22:02-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you just committed a real faux pas but find

Letter from National Council on Disability (NCD) to the President Following Newtown Tragedy

2012-12-23T22:01:59-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

December 20, 2012 The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania

COPAA Statement on the Newtown Tragedy

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The members of Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc.

FCC Honors Designers of Communications Technology Benefiting People with Disabilities

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An Ethnographic Investigation of African American Mothers’ Perceptions of Augmentative and Alternative Communication

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The purpose of this study was to investigate fourteen African

‘Smartpen’ Pilot Program Helps Students with Disabilities

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We often get questions about the legality of using a

Use Your Words: Non-Verbal, Speech, and AAC

2015-02-14T16:59:02-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I see a little girl every week at events that

CEC Celebrates IDEA’s 37th Anniversary

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On November 29, 1975 President Gerald Ford signed into law

Longview school suspends use of isolation box

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The Longview School District has suspended the use of an

Evaluating the Efficacy of the LRE

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I attended an IEP meeting recently that really brought home

Now, It’s Our Turn!

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Tonight, Terri and I had the tables turned on us!

CHOP presents new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at AHA 2012

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Physician-researchers from the Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of

Adding the I to IEP: H is at the table

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We worked with the wonderful team at H’s Distributed Learning

Open Letter from a Doctoral Student Who Needs Some Help with her Study

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Hi, my name is Christina and I am a doctoral

Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities – 11/02/12

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Having taught at the primary, secondary and college levels, Dr.

Listen to The Inclusive Class Roundtable – 10/26

2012-10-27T14:13:58-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inclusive Education, as defined and described by education experts, is

Special ed in distress A few schools get it right, but complaints and lawsuits are mounting against a troubled program serving 7,000 Seattle students.

2012-10-21T10:55:44-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Five years ago, a high-profile report found that Seattle's public-school

Why Won’t the School Provide Homebound Instruction?

2012-10-19T16:14:26-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My child’s doctor recommended homebound instruction. The school said they

COPAA Announces Keynote and General Session Speakers for 2013 Conference

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COPAA is an independent, nonprofit membership organization of special education