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Regulations implementing the 2004 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act "allow a parent to request an initial evaluation at any time to determine if a child is a child with a disability. The use of response to intervention strategies cannot be used to delay or deny the provision of a full and individual evaluation...to a child suspected of having a disability..." Excerpt from a Letter to the State Directors of Special Education from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, January 21, 2011

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HB 366 May Prevent Parents from Having Self-Selected Advocates

HB 3466 is moving through the Texas legislature. This bill requires a training course for persons serving as special education representatives or advocates at an IEP. This may prevent parents from …

Retailers – It’s Time to Get Toxic Chemicals Out!

The 2021 annual report card scoring retailer actions on toxic chemicals is now live. About 2/3 of the companies have made progress over the last year. And because companies heard …

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LDA Partners with EmpathED

The Learning Disabilities Association of America is thrilled to announce that they have partnered with EmpathED. EmpathED empowers schools to support their students with Learning Disabilities and Other Health Impairments…

Public Policy & Advocacy Actions – March 2021

Learn about LDA’s latest public policy and advocacy actions that impact individuals with learning disabilities including the latest happenings in Congress, federal and state agencies, at the state and local…

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