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
NDRN Joins with Disability Community to Affirm Gun Violence Prevention Should Not Focus on People with Mental Health Disabilities
September 26, 2019
Mental health disabilities are not predictors of gun violence and that people with mental health disabilities must not be scapegoated for the acts of mass gun violence in this country.Press Release
September 26, 2019
NDRN, in coalition with national organization representing students with disabilities, educators, families and school board members, submitted a letter to the Chair and Ranking of the Senate Appropriations Committee as well as the Chair and Ranking of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Committee…Comments