Save the date for the 2018 National Self Advocacy Conference which will take place June 7 to 9, 2018, in Birmingham, Alabama. The theme of the conference is “Let’s Make It Happen: Disability Rights are Civil Rights!” Learn more: bit.ly/2kpPZw6... See MoreSee Less
Last March, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Endrew v. Douglas County School District, a case that challenged the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In the unanimous decision, the Court said a free appropriate public education (FAPE) means that all children must have the chance to make meaningful progress through their public school education. Recently the U.S. Department of Education released a series of 20 questions and answers to explain the decision, and to address how it will be implemented in public schools. Access the Q&As: bit.ly/2AUz10I... See MoreSee Less
Do you subscribe to the Head Start Disabilities Services Newsletter? It’s free and published monthly by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning. The latest issue focuses on adapting environments to support engagement and accessibility for all kids, especially those with disabilities. Find all issues online or subscribe: bit.ly/2AuDE4Q... See MoreSee Less
The Head Start Disabilities Services Newsletter is produced monthly by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL). It is dedicated to staff working with young children with disabilities and their families. This page provides current and past issues of the ne...