No Education Waivers Necessary
Congress has requested Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recommend education waivers that would allow schools to drop services for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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September 17, 2020
NDRN had joined the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) and Disability Rights Connecticut in support of the parents who were represented by private counsel.Amicus Brief
September 9, 2020
Today, Representative Mark DeSaulnier introduced the Protection and Advocacy in Education Act which will help students with disabilities receive appropriate educational services and ensure that students and families have a recourse when their rights are violated.Press Release
Principles for In Person, Remote, and Hybrid Elementary and Secondary Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic
August 31, 2020
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Education Task Force released principles for in person, remote, and hybrid elementary and secondary education during the COVID-19 pandemic.Statement