No Disabled Student Left Behind
Jan08

No Disabled Student Left Behind

Reforms to No Child Left Behind are a must, but not at the expense of the achievement and true learning potential of students with disabilities.

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Special Ed Advocates Sue Boston Public Schools Over Placement
Jan03

Special Ed Advocates Sue Boston Public Schools Over Placement

The Boston public school system is facing a class-action lawsuit in federal court asserting that the district routinely violates state and federal law by delaying evaluations and classroom placements for preschoolers with special needs.

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Navigating Love and Autism
Dec26

Navigating Love and Autism

For two college students on the autism spectrum, being together has created a unique set of comforts and challenges.

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Boston Area Principal Suspended in Wake of Aide Allegations
Dec19

Boston Area Principal Suspended in Wake of Aide Allegations

Teacher’s aide accused of inappropriately touching autistic student.

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Massachusetts School Seeks Withdrawal of Rules that Would Ban Shock Therapy
Jul11

Massachusetts School Seeks Withdrawal of Rules that Would Ban Shock Therapy

The Judge Rotenberg Center is not mentioned in the proposed rules, but the facility is believed to be the only school of its kind in the nation that uses the shock treatments to control behavior of some students.

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