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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National Disability Organizations Release Statement of Higher Education Act Principles and Recommendations
June 20, 2019
On June 20, 2019, the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) through the CCD Education Task Force joined 28 national disability organizations on a statement of Higher Education Act (HEA) principles and recommendations. The CCD Education Taskforce firmly believes that students with disabilities must be thoughtfully and fully included in…General
June 18, 2019
NDRN is pleased with the release of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the under-reporting of restraint and seclusion (R&S) data in the Office for Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC).Press Release
June 14, 2019
The comments submitted by CCD noted that a survey of state directors and local directors of special education was completed in 2011 and that this new survey is unnecessary.Comments