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What is Section 504?
Section 504 — Federal Civil Rights Law By: Jan Baumel, M.S.You've heard other parents talk about a "Section 504" Plan, but what is it? Could this civil rights protection apply to your child?What Is Section 504?As part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Congress passed Section 504, a...
ADAAA Becomes Law, Strengthens 504 & ADA
Today, the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), S.3406,was signed into law. The ADAAA overturns a decade of jurisprudence that has barred the door to ADA eligibility for many people with disabilities, including epilepsy, diabetes, intellectual and developmental disabilities, muscular dystrophy, and...
IEPs for Children with Behavior Problems
Since many of our kids have IEPs (or 504s) in the schools they attend, I wanted to pass on this article from the Wrightslaw website on behavior "management" on the part of the school team.What You Need to Know About IDEA 2004: by Pat Howey, Paralegal and AdvocateQuestion: Help! The...
What is Nonverbal Learning Disorder?
by Lisa Priddy, M.S. CCC-SLP Nonverbal learning disorder (NLD) is a type of learning disability. Most children with NLD have difficulty learning from their visual environment. Children with NLD tend to have difficulty in the following areas: Motor function (balance, coordination)...
Contents of the IEP
An IEP is a written statement for a child with a disability that is developed, reviewed, and revised in a meeting in keeping with certain requirements of law and regulations. These requirements are discussed in this section.Before diving into the specifics of what must be included in an IEP,...
Where Can I Get Help Understanding IEP's?
There are several great websites and resources available.  For the first time (that we're aware of), a FREE instructional video has been made available to the general public by Autism Speaks.Developing a Great IEP, with Gary Mayerson, the latest in Autism Speaks' instructional...
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