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NDRN believes in the right of all students, including those with disabilities, to an equitable and appropriate education in a safe environment, based on access to the general education curriculum. NDRN seeks to accomplish this goal through federal policy work and through the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Network, who enforce our nation's education laws on the state level.

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  • Education

    NDRN Files Amicus in Special Education Supreme Court Case

    November 22, 2016

    WASHINGTON – NDRN filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in a case known as Endrew F. vs. Douglas County School District. The case involves a student with autism whose parents claim the school district failed to provide their son with an appropriate education as guaranteed by the…

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  • Education

    New Report Finds Children with Disabilities Abused, Denied Treatment and Education

    June 10, 2015

    Children with disabilities are disproportionately placed in the juvenile justice system, receive inadequate treatment and are denied educational opportunities, the National Disability Rights Network asserted in a report released today.“More than 65 percent of youth in the justice system meet the criteria for a disability, a rate that is…

  • Education

    Foster Despair: Improving Access to Education Services for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities in State Custody

    November 1, 2013

    NDRN released a Foster Despair during National Foster Care Month 2014. Each May serves as a reminder that there are many children with disabilities who do not receive appropriate education because they are placed in congregate care or other institution-type settings rather than with foster families.