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  • Study Calls for Improved Definition and Evaluation for Autism in Schools
    Study Calls for Improved State Definitions of Autism and Evaluation Procedures
    The dramatic increase in the number of students qualifying for special education under autism in our schools may have been caused, in part, by vague definitions together with ambiguous, variable, and irrelevant evaluation procedures, according to...
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    Wedding Trends by Destination Hotels & Resorts
    Destination Hotels & Resorts has polled its unrivaled team of wedding and event planners from its collection to determine the year’s top 10 Trends. Experts have weighed in from across the company’s portfolio of more than 40...
  • Hearing decisions under IDEA
    Hearing decisions under IDEA
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
  • Your right for appeal through due process hearing decisions under IDEA
    Your right for appeal through due process hearing decisions under IDEA
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
  • What are your due process hearing rights under IDEA?
    What are your due process hearing rights under IDEA?
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
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    The power of an idea
    Tuesday January 28, 2014: Think back to New Year's day 2014... It's very likely a powerful idea was planted in your head at that time. A persistent idea that's been taking form and growing. Now you're making a effort to close the...
  • What is an impartial due process hearing under IDEA?
    What is an impartial due process hearing under IDEA?
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
  • What are the symptoms of dyslexia, broken down by age?
    Call for Help for Dyslexia
    Do you know someone who has dyslexia or thinkss/he might?Does s/hehave access to the resourcess/he needs? Most likely NOT.A pivotal bill is up for vote. Please write your congressional representative urging him/her to support the House Resolution...
  • Due process hearing request under IDEA, Part 2
    Due process hearing request under IDEA Part 2
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
  • Due process hearing request under IDEA
    Due process hearing request under IDEA
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
  • Making a state complaint under IDEA
    Making a state complaint under IDEA
    The federal regulations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes many provisions to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability while also giving families and school systems means by which to resolve...
  • 'Doctor Who' Glass Ornament from Think Geek
    Gift ideas for any ‘Doctor Who’ fan
    The holidays are upon us and now comes that fun yet difficult task of finding the perfect gift for loved ones. For friends and families of “Doctor Who” fans, this used to be an even larger obstacle, as there just was not much...
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    Special education investigative report in San Francisco bay area
    Public Schools Delay or Deny Special Education Services for Most Vulnerable Students.The Investigative Unit exposes strategies used by some districts to delay or deny public education to students with learning impairments; NBC Bay Area calculates...
  • 4 big ideas for the age of change
    4 big ideas for the age of change
    The 21st century is pushing and pulling us inside and out in every corner of our small, blue-green planet. It feels like we’re collectively punching our way out of a colossal psycho-physical cocoon of complexity. Wham! Bam! Kapow! Eee-yow!We...
  • Autism and Inclusive Education
    Autism and Inclusive Education
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) (P.L. 108-446) (http://idea.ed.gov/) guarantees a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE) for every student with a...