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.
Latest in 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…Publication
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.Publication
School is Not Supposed to Hurt: The U.S. Department of Education Must Do More to Protect School Children from Restraint and Seclusion
March 1, 2012
NDRN's report School is Not Supposed to Hurt: The U.S. Department of Education Must Do More to Protect School Children from Restraint and Seclusion makes recommendations to the Department of Education to reduce and prevent the use of restraint and seclusion on school children.Publication