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Special Education / Education
SMART IEPs: A Tactics and Strategy Session with Pete and Pam Wright
Getting Help for Children Who Have Reading Problems
Do Teachers Have to Provide All Accommodations in the Child’s IEP
Special Education Advocacy
“A Lesser Spirit Would Have Been Crushed Long Ago”
How to Use Test Scores to Measure Educational Progress and FAPE
2006 Tax Benefits for Parents of Children with Disabilities
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004)
What You Need to Know About IDEA 2004
Model Forms for IEPs, Procedural Safeguards, Prior Written Notice
IDEA 2004 Regulations (Subparts A-H), Reformatted
Law & Legal Issues
Jarron Draper v. Atlanta Independent School System (N.D. GA 2007)
Will the Supreme Court Side with Parents in Winkelman v. Parma? Oral Argument Offers Clues
Rebutting Rowley? Independence and Self-Sufficiency Are the New Standards for FAPE
Free Flyers, Resources, Pubs
IDEA 2004 Resources
Help for College Students with Disabilities Flyer
Need Help? Visit the Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Training & Seminars
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Books, Websites & Newsletters from Wrightslaw
Books & DVDs
Pete and Pam Wright are co-authors of several books published by Harbor House Law Press:
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-892320-16-2, 456 pages) is available as a print book and print book & e-book combo; includes the full text of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and IDEA 2004 regulations with analysis and commentary, Section 504, NCLB, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, decisions in special education cases from the U. S. Supreme Court, resources and references. (2007)
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy – The Special Education Survival Guide, 2nd Edition by Pam Wright and Pete Wright (ISBN: 1-892320-09-6, 338 pages, perfect bound $19.95). (2005)
Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board, the award-winning DVD about a special education due process hearing (2004).
Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind by Peter W. D. Wright, Pamela Darr Wright and Suzanne Whitney Heath, ISBN: 1-892320-12-6, 384 pages, perfect bound, includes No Child Left Behind CD-ROM. (2003)
The Special Ed Advocate is a free online newsletter published weekly about special education law and advocacy. Read back issues in the Newsletter Archives.
The Beacon: The Journal of Special Education Law & Practice is a multi-disciplinary electronic journal of special education law and practice published by Harbor House Law Press. Read back issues of The Beacon.
IDEA 2004 at Wrightslaw provides current, reliable information about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004). Learn about new requirements for IEPs, IEP teams, IEP meetings, eligibility, evaluations, eligibility for specific learning disabilities, child find, reevaluations, parental consent, accommodations, alternate assessments, transition, and more.
No Child Left Behind at Wrightslaw offers accurate, up-to-date information about the No Child Left Behind Act – research-based instruction, proficiency testing, parent involvement, tutoring and supplemental educational services, highly qualified teachers, and public school choice.
Fetaweb.com, the companion website to Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, has advocacy information and resources to supplement the FETA book.
At the Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities, you’ll find listings for thousands of educational consultants, psychologists, diagnosticians, health care specialists, academic tutors, speech language therapists, advocates, and attorneys. You will also find government programs, grassroots organizations, special education schools, and parent support groups in your State Yellow Pages.