As a special educator, it is crucial to be aware of and avoid using ableist language when interacting with students, colleagues, and families. Ableist language can perpetuate harmful stereotypes, reinforce discriminatory attitudes, and create a negative and exclusionary environment. Here are some warnings and guidelines to consider: Remember, using inclusive and respectful language is an…
Top Ten Tips for Parents
1. Know Your Rights: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that guarantees a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities. It is important for parents and educators to understand the rights and protections IDEA provides. 2. Understand the Evaluation Process: IDEA requires that schools evaluate a student’s special…
New Supreme Court Case
Acheson Hotels, LLC v. Laufer U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear a case involving the Americans with Disabilities Act in the case of Acheson Hotels, LLC v. Laufer. There is interest in this case as it might resolve the question of whether individuals who serve as “tester” plaintiffs have standing to bring suits forwards. The allegations are…
I would like to attend the seminar Friday, June 5th.
Hope you are well. You can register by going to the link provided in the blog post. There is no cost associated with this virtual conference but you must register.
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how do i register?
I am unable to get into the you tube presentation and I have registered.
Go to the following website: https://www.trepeducator.org/covid-19-ed-conference