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.2
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.0
Provides “legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.” Includes links to specific laws3
The attached link provides a list of workshops provided by RCSN.0
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)0
NYSED Regional Associate
55 Hanson Place, Room 545
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1580
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
Resources related to access of children and youth with disabilities to physical education and extracurricular athletics
Please view attachment for further details0
Office of Civil Rights
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
NY, NY 10005-2500
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.
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys can obtain accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.0