Burdensome Testing Keeps Disabled Students from Accessing Education

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the responsibilities of schools are quite clear: They need to identify disabled students, determine their needs, and accommodate them. Yet, schools are failing on all three of these fronts, pretty spectacularly, especially in higher education, and the results are actively harming disabled people who are simply trying to […]

The Rights of Disabled Students

I’ve been spotting a number of stories lately about the abuse of disabled children in the classroom, including not just the usual infuriating coverage of the use of restraint and reclusion in US schools, but blood-curdling tales about teachers rampantly ignoring IEPs, force-feeding children hot sauce, sending kids to the ER for ‘acting up,’ slapping […]