Special education as defined in IDEA: (1) Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability(3) Specially designed instruction means adapting, as appropriate to the needs of an eligible child under this part, the content, methodology, or delivery of instruction—(i) To address the unique needs of the child that result from the child’s disability; (and more at link) ... See MoreSee Less
300.39 Special education. (a) General. (1) Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including— (i) In...
ATTN NJ Families and Educators! Join us & Reading League New Jersey next Tuesday, August 15th at 12 pm to learn about the National Center on Improving Literacy! The National Center on Improving Literacy (NCIL) is a federally funded literacy center that supports translating research, developing resources, and disseminating evidence-based practices to improve literacy outcomes for all learners, including students with or at risk for reading disabilities like dyslexia.In this brief webinar, you'll learn about NCIL's mission, priorities, and work, including all the amazing resources and services that can be turn-keyed and implemented in your own school. You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions and connect with other literacy professionals. You don't want to miss this session. It will spark ideas and offer tangible resources to share widely this school year - Get a jump start on planning for your PTA, SEPAG, Parent-Teacher, and Staff PD Meetings!Registration Link: bostonu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2HIsGgnTTv6cXETlgMcSxA... See MoreSee Less
A must read If you are advocating for a student with dyslexia and good news for a family in WA state! A school district ignored family requests for an evidence-based, structured literacy program violating #idea and denying #FAPE to the student. The judge orders the district to provide it via a new IEP with progress monitoring, two years of comp ed, and reimbursement for private evaluations. The judge also notes the district lacks understanding of its obligations on dyslexia, failed to remedy staff misunderstanding of iReady results, and lack of communication between administration and teachers, all of which caused harm to the student. cedarlawpllc.com/2023/08/01/cedar-delivers-big-win-against-peninsula-school-district-on-dyslexia/...... See MoreSee Less