As the leader of the DREDF, Susan Henderson preserves, strengthens and enforces the rights of children with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, & education. #WomensHistoryMonth #WomensHistoryMonth2019 #WHM2019
Thanks 2 advocacy from organizations like @COPAA, a federal judge has ruled that @usedgov illegally delayed an Obama-era rule that required states to address racial disparities in special education programs #MissionMonday #partnersinprogress Link in bio to New York Times coverage
A consulting firm has recommended steps that that Clear Creek ISD can take to improve its #specialeducation program that include providing more relevant information to parents through the district’s website, newsletter and social media. Link in bio to Houston Chronicle coverage #FridayFave
As founder of the Disability Visibility Project, Alice Wong is dedicated to creating and amplifying disability media and culture. President Obama appointed her to serve as a member of the National Council on Disability from 2013 - 2015 #WomensHistoryMonth #WomensHistoryMonth2019 #WMH2019
Advocates call on Congress for full federal funding of #IDEA and to rewrite the law to address more up-to-date concerns about educating #studentswithdisabilities #WednesdayWatch #partnersinprogress #specialeducation Link in bio for Ed Week coverage.
For 40+ years, @judithheumann has worked with governments and organizations around the world to advance the human rights of people with disabilities. At OSERS, she pushed for greater #inclusion in classrooms and in employment #WHM2019 #WomensHistoryMonth2019 #WomensHistoryMonth
ICMYI: "All school choice options must embrace the responsibilities - grounded in our nation’s commitment to civil rights via #ADA, #IDEA, and #Section504 - that accompany public dollars." #MissionMonday Link in bio to our statement.
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