25 community organizations jointly call on Virginia legislators to oppose a school discipline bill that will disproportionately harm students with disabilities without making schools any safer.
10 Steps to Take if your Child is Bullied at School
Students with disabilities have the right to attend school without being bullied. Here are 10 steps parents can take if you suspect your child is being bullied at school.
The Top 10 Completely Wrong Things Schools have said about IEPs
It is rather amazing how much schools get wrong about IEPs and special education requirements.
Fairfax County Public Schools Releases Plan to Provide Compensatory Education to Remedy FAPE Violations from COVID-19 Remote Learning
Fairfax County Public Schools has acknowledged that it did not meet its legal obligations to students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has released a plan to fix it.
Virginia Settlement Affirms Right to Peer Masking
The Commonwealth of Virginia settled a lawsuit with 12 disabled students, affirming that peer masking in Virginia public schools is a reasonable modification for students whose disabilities put them at severe risk if they contract COVID-19.
Accommodations for College Entrance Exams
Parents of high school students with disabilities often wonder how to apply for accommodations for the SAT, PSAT, ACT and Advanced Placement (AP) exams.
Virginia Parents – Know Your Special Education Consent Rights
Virginia parents of students with disabilities need to know that they have important parental consent rights as they proceed through the special education process.
Some Transgender Students are now Protected under the ADA
In a case of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit recently ruled that gender dysphoria is considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This ruling provides students who have gender dysphoria with an important additional source of legal protection.