Inclusion of children with disabilities and learning needs in main stream or general education classrooms is on the rise nationwide. See the attached recent article on this topic. https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2016/02/02/report-inclusion-rise/21862/More
What is new in Bay Area Special Education Law
Is Your Child Eligible for Special Education?
I have heard more than one parent say, "It is SOOOO hard to get your child eligible for services!" My answer is, "Don't Give Up!" Often, you as the parent, are the best judge of whether your child might need services. Just because a school tells you your child is not eligible, does not mean it is true. With the help of a good attorney who analyzes your case and proper evidence in the form of a licensed doctor or psychologist, you may be able to change the district's mind! There are many res...More
California students with dyslexia gain ground with new law
Great news for California students with dyslexia! Read about it: http://edsource.org/2015/california-students-with-dyslexia-gain-ground-with-new-law/89368More
Laws, Regulations, & Policies
The California Department of Education supports high-quality educational programs for California's diverse student population through its educational leadership role and places great importance on cultivating a diverse staff that understands and promotes the intellectual, ethical, cultural, emotional, and physical growth of each student. The California Department of Education, Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is charged with ensuring compliance with State and Federal civil rights laws, and regu...More