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Students With Disabilities


Special Education
Comprehensive materials on the subject. PAI provides legal representation to students with disabilities. 

Language Rights
High Stakes Testing
Gender Issues
No Child Left Behind
Students With Disabilities
Migrant Education
Homeless Student Education
School Reform
School Discipline
Immigrant Issues
Charter Schools
Runaway Teens
California Department of Education, Special Education Division, “Parental Rights/Procedural Safeguards for Special Education Students.”

Section 504, A.D.A.
Anderle, “Helping Schools Make the Grade,’’ summarizes the key requirements of civil rights statutes prohibiting discrimination in the schools.  

“Free Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities” provides information on FAPE for elementary and secondary students.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) assist parents with education issues.

Transition, High School to College
“Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your
Rights and Responsibilities”, Information for High School students with disabilities entering college.

Higher Education
“Making Accommodations: The Legal World of Students with Disabilities”,
Discusses accommodations for college students with disabilities.