All Resource Category Listings

Legal

  • ADA National Network

    Provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.

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  • Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

    The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities.

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  • Find Law

    Provides “legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.”  Includes links to specific laws

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  • Menu of Workshops Provided by Resources for Children with Special Needs

    The attached link provides a list of workshops provided by RCSN. 

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  • New Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today – Charter Schools

     

    Additional Federal Attention Needed to Help Protect Access for Students with Disabilities. Following are links to the summary and full report.

     

    Charter Schools: Additional Federal Attention Needed to Help Protect Access for Students with Disabilities

    http://gao.gov/assets/600/591435.pdf      ( Full Page)

    http://gao.gov/assets/600/591436.pdf      ( Highlights Page)  

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  • NYSED Regional Associate

    NYSED Regional Associate
    55 Hanson Place, Room 545
    Brooklyn, NY  11217-1580
    (718)722-4544
     

    Regional Associates at the State Education Department, are assigned to
    specific school districts and special education programs. The Regional
    Associate oversees preschool and school-age special education services,
    and serves as a resource to parents, school district personnel and private
    providers.

     

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  • US Department of Education

    Office of Civil Rights
    32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
    NY, NY  10005-2500
    (646) 428-3800
    Serves student populations facing discrimination and the advocates and
    institutions promoting systemic solutions to civil rights problems. An
    important responsibility is resolving complaints of discrimination.
    Agency-initiated cases, typically called compliance reviews, permit OCR to
    target resources on compliance problems that appear particularly acute.
    OCR also provides technical assistance to help institutions achieve
    voluntary compliance with the civil rights laws that OCR enforces.

     

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  • Wrightslaw

    Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys can obtain accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

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