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Website Accessiblity - An Introduction to the Problem and Best Practices for Education Agencies and Schools

by Pessin Katz Law, P.A. on

Are you reading this article on a computer? I would venture to guess that you are. How did you access this page? Did you have to navigate through multiple web pages? While you were at it, were you surfing the internet,...more

The State Education Department Releases a ‘Blueprint for Improved Results for Students With Disabilities’

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

Last week, the New York State Education Department announced that it has developed a “blueprint” for local school districts to develop effective special education programs for students with disabilities. SED stated that the...more

New OCR Guidance Lays Out School District Responsibilities To Serve Students With Disabilities In Athletics

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

On January 25, 2013, the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education (OCR) issued a “Dear Colleague Letter” instructing school districts on their responsibilities to serve students with disabilities in...more

IHSA Under Pressure To Provide Accommodations To Student Athletes With Disabilities

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act provides that “No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States … shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be...more

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