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Learning Disabilities Association Holds Special Education Seminars

By |2019-08-30T15:49:34-04:00August 2nd, 2011|Education, Reading, Special Education, Students with Disabilties|

The Learning Disabilities Association of Connecticut will soon be holding its annual “What You Need to Know About Special Education Seminar for Parents and Professionals” to educate parents and professionals about special education. This year, as always, the series will be packed with valuable information for anyone interested in special education law, especially parents of children with special education needs

Can DCF take my foster child?

By |2019-08-30T15:53:40-04:00July 14th, 2011|Foster Care|

DCF has the authority to make placement decisions for children committed to their care. That does not mean, however, that foster parents have no ability to protect the children in their care. In fact, the law provides foster parents with rights

Landmark Case Clarifies IDEA Protections for Bullied Special Education Students

By |2019-08-30T15:54:23-04:00May 3rd, 2011|Education, School Discipline, Special Education, Students with Disabilties|

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently decided that when bullying affects a special education student’s opportunity to receive an appropriate education, schools have a responsibility to address bullying, take steps to prevent it from occurring in the future