By Meena Tadimeti, @meenatadimeti Most special needs parents don’t have the time to follow through with their child’s IEP team members much less know which special education lawsuits are being reviewed and decided upon by the U.S. Supreme Court. So to make it easier for parents to get a quick look at pending cases, wrightslaw.com, a well-respected and highly regarded online resource for education law, special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities, breaks it down in easy to follow format regarding current case law. By reading through the summaries and the specifics of current cases, parents can come to understand.
By Meena Tadimeti, @meenatadimeti A Statewide Task Force on Special Education (in 2013) was asked to review “why students with disabilities were realizing poor school and postsecondary outcomes, identify the barriers to better performance, and make recommendations for how to change the state’s system of schooling so it would better serve all students.” In essence, the group was calling for an unified education system in which all children, including students with disabilities, are considered general education students first and foremost. (source: San Mateo County Office of Education) One of the beliefs of the Task Force was that improving part of how.
#7 Answering Parents’ Concerns About Use of Leg Braces for Children with Special Needs: Interview with Orthopedic Surgeon Jon Davids of Shriners Hospitals
By Meena Tadimeti, @meenatadimeti If you’re a parent to a child with cerebral palsy and contemplating the use of leg braces for your child, or your child is already wearing them, then you want to listen to this one-on-one interview with Dr. Jon Davids with Shriners Hospitals for Children- Northern California. Dr Davids, once again has generously donated his time to educate special parents about leg braces and answer parents’ concerns and questions regarding the need for and use of leg braces for their children with special needs, particularly children with cerebral palsy. Dr. Jon Davids, an internationally recognized pediatric orthopedic surgeon is noted for.