Your Guide to Special Education Rights and Responsibilities
November 15, 2012
By Autism Society
Special education law is confusing to parents, educators, advocates and most attorneys. Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition teaches you how to use the law as your sword and your shield. Learn what the law says about:
- Child’s Right to a Free, Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
- Individualized Education Programs, IEP Teams, Transition and Progress
- Evaluations, Reevaluations, Consent and Independent Educational Evaluations
- Eligibility and Placement decisions
- Least Restrict Environment, Mainstreaming and Inclusion
- Research-based Instruction, Discrepancy Formulas and Response to Intervention
- Discipline, Suspensions and Expulsions
- Safeguards, Mediation, Confidentiality, New Producers and Timelines for Due Process Hearings
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition is an invaluable resource for parents, advocates, educators and attorneys. You will refer to this book again and again.
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April 10, 2013
The Autism Society, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization, has chosen Pittsburgh as the host city of its 44th annual conference on autism spectrum disorders.
April 5, 2013
Individuals with autism can attend the Autism Society National Conference and Exposition (in Pittsburgh) for FREE this year! Learn more: www.autism-society.org/conference.
April 3, 2013
Monarch Teaching Technologies, the makers of VizZle®, web-based educational software for visual learners with autism, will give one-year of free VizZle to every new (or renewing) Champion Member during April.
April 2, 2013
Read the Autism Society’s digital magazine about autism spectrum disorders!
April 2, 2013
Today, throughout the world, individuals will come together highlighting the needs and dreams of people living with autism.