In return for these incalculable benefits, we have merely requested a little extra support for the academic or physical areas that ARE difficult for our children. It seems, frankly, a small price to pay.
Tips & Resources Fact Sheet PDF explores the legal, moral, and civil rights of students with disabilities and provides tips and resources for breaking barriers and finding success in inclusion.
What does it mean? What are the laws? What does the research show? Do children in inclusive classrooms perform better? These "frequently asked questions" are examined.
TASH has submitted the following letter in response to a recent article in Disability Scoop, "Study: Inclusion May Not Be Best After All".
PPU, a member of Dignity in Schools is participating in the National Week of Action on School "Push-out" We are calling for a national Moratorium on "out of school suspensions".
Advocates for disabled people in Oregon say they’ve won a significant settlement from the state’s largest school district. It’s aimed at improving academic services for young people leaving high school.
I wanted to take a few moments to talk about the businesses and individuals who have supported the inclusion movement over the past few years. We would not have achieved all that we have without the trust and support of some fabulously talented individuals.
We all come into this world the same way -- naked, new and full of potential. Unfortunately, many people with disabilities experience exclusion and segregation as they move through life, pushed out of their communities by the attitudes of the people around them.
Cohort members from the class of 2010 found the experience to be incredibly helpful and well worth the investment of time. Here are a few reflections from the group.
Our office continues to receive calls and letters of concern from families all across the state unable to access a full time transition program for their students, despite the passage of HB 2283.