September 2017

Many special education students require prescribed medications to help learn the same curriculum taught to general education students. Prescribed medications for learning disorders such as ADHD requires monitoring to ensure students remain healthy. As the result of an increasing number of special education students integrating into the general student classroom, states and the federal government […]

In 1982, the United States Supreme Court hand down its first and most important legal interpretation of the landmark Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Board of Education v. Rowley settled several unclear legal doctrines, including the clarification of what “free and appropriate education” (FAPE) means. The Meaning of Free and Appropriate Education The Supreme […]

The amount of statutory guidance that addresses the special education needs of students can overwhelm parents. Just ask Eric Halluska. “It was hard enough to figure out why my daughter struggled in school,” Eric said in a recent interview. “What’s worse is trying to figure out how to help her blend in with the other […]