New York Times Editorial
January 12, 2014

"The treatment of disabled students should be a source of national shame. They represent 12 percent of students in the country, but they make up 25 percent of students receiving multiple out-of-school suspensions and 23 percent of students subjected to a school-related arrest."
Parents are integral participants in the evaluative process. We consider ourselves to be advocates in the creation of an IEP and attorneys for the family to assure appropriate programs and placement.

CLASSIFICATIONS:
  • Autism
  • Deafness
  • Deaf-Blindness
  • Emotional Disturbance (ED)
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Learning Disability (LD)
  • Intellectual Disability (ID)
  • Multiple Disabilities (MD)
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment (OHI)
  • Speech or Language Impairment (SL)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Visual Impairment including blindness


DISABILITIES:
  • ADD and ADHD
  • Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD)
  • Deafness and Hearing Impairments
  • Dyslexia Speech or Language Impairments (SL)
  • Emotional Disturbance (ED) and Depression
  • Intellectual Disability (ID)
  • Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NVLD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) & other Spectrum Disorders
  • Schizophrenia and Scihizzoaffective Disorder
  • Sensory Integration Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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