A school district is investigating a mother’s complaint that a teacher put a desk for her son with special needs in a bathroom as a solution to his need to be in a quiet place.
Facing a nationwide shortage, some schools are considering contracting with firms that connect students in special education with psychologists through video chat.
The U.S. Department of Education is weighing in after confusion forced some students with disabilities to withdraw from or forgo applying to postsecondary programs.
The Trump administration is giving up on its long-running effort to delay an Obama-era rule designed to keep certain students from being wrongly placed in special education.
Federal education officials are asking for ideas as they work to strengthen transition services for students with disabilities.
The family of an 8-year-old girl with Down syndrome wants action after she returned home from the first day of classes with six bite marks on her face, arms and legs.
Nearly a decade after Congress first considered restrictions on the use of restraint and seclusion in schools, a new report finds that rules continue to vary significantly from state to state.
She was told her disability didn’t need to hold her back. But after earning a full ride to Stanford, the struggle to fund the care Sylvia Colt-Lacayo needs is proving her toughest battle yet.
Realizing that there were no university programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities anywhere near her home, one mother set out to establish one.
Virtual tours and virtual social interactions are giving kids with disabilities a chance to practice life skills in safe spaces before they experience the real thing.