P&A Fights for Native American Students
In a historic ruling, a federal court in Arizona denied the federal government’s motion to dismiss claims brought by Havasupai students and the Native American Disability Law Center.
Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
This School Is Not Supposed to Hurt report examines the abusive use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s schools. It outlines the problems associated with the use of restraint or seclusion, and details the proven risks to children associated with the use of these aversive techniques. The report goes on to propose solutions to the use of restraint or seclusion by highlighting the best practices in education and the use of positive behavioral supports.
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Advocacy Groups File U.S. Supreme Court Brief Warning That School Vouchers Harm Students with Disabilities
November 18, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – An amicus brief in the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue was filed asking the Court to uphold the decision made by the Montana Supreme Court invalidating Montana’s private school tax-credit scholarship program as it is harmful to students with disabilities.Press Release
Joint Statement on Gun Violence Prevention Policy and Mental Health Disabilities By Members and Allies of the Coalition for Smart Safety
November 8, 2019
The Coalition for Smart Safety calls upon legislators to condemn dangerous rhetoric and refute related legislative proposals that will put the lives and freedoms of Americans with disabilities at risk.Statement
October 23, 2019
NDRN joined over 20 national organizations including disability rights, civil rights, education, and privacy groups to express concerns about the RESPONSE Act, legislation introduced by Senator Cornyn.General