PARENTS NEED SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCATES

PART 1 OF A SERIES

FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCATES AND PARENTS

 

PARENTS NEED SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCATES NOW

MJ Gore, Roy Lewis, Marie Lewis

 

Some people say the special education system is broken. It may not be broken as much as dysfunctional, ignored and not complied with. 14% of all children are in special education and 90% of them do NOT have severe disabilities.

  • “A significant lack of school accountability, poor enforcement of existing federal laws, and systemic barriers have denied students their educational rights and opportunities”  Achieving Independence: The Challenge for the 21st Century, NCD
  • “In the past 25 years, States have not met their general supervisory obligations to ensure compliance with the civil rights requirements of IDEA at the local level… The Federal Government has frequently failed to take effective action to enforce the civil rights protections of IDEA when federal officials determine that states have failed...
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Provocative Language - A Misunderstood Behavior - Autism, ADHD, TBI, and Tourette Syndrome

Provocative Language provides information on the interface between psychological practice, applied behavioral analysis, and social cognition training in an area that effects the education and welfare of children with specific disabilities like Autism, ADHD, TBI, and Tourette Syndrome. It provides insights on working with schools, mental health providers, and the criminal justice system. It describes principles for best practices and recommends procedures to be followed in IEP and goal development.


This book is a manual for interagency practice related to the understanding of behaviors that are misinterpreted and thus result in inappropriate interventions.  It also addresses the disability cultural realities and insights related to working with unique behavioral presentations specific to disabilities. This book includes a wide range of expertise necessary for: psychology, community psychology, mental health, neuropsychology, family and parents, educational psychology, behavioral...

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