Are you on the go but still want to be in the know? Take a look at these highlights for your guide to special education and disability news over the past few weeks.
We were recently honored to be named one of Zero Project’s 2018 Innovative Practice Award recipients. The Zero Project, based in Vienna, Austria, works to improve the lives of people with disabilities and create a world without barriers.
Back by popular demand! Take a look at these highlights to catch up on special education and disability news over the past few weeks.
The stress, emotion, and confusion that accompany a diagnosis for your child can be overwhelming. We are excited to share an article by Ricki Meyer, Exceptional Lives’ Director of Policy and Legal Operations, that discusses how our free resources can help parents and caregivers navigate the various disability systems and accompanying emotions upon receiving a diagnosis […]
The Respond, Innovate, Succeed Empower (“RISE”) Act is a piece of legislation that, if it becomes law, will make college more accessible for students with disabilities, especially those who have learning and attention issues such as dyslexia or ADHD.
My child is complex. I don’t mean only in terms of his physical or cognitive function. I mean in terms of his humanity. He is complex because he is a human and we are complex. We have moods, motivations and preferences that guide our behavior. We have family, friends, and community that affect our development. […]
June 17th, 2017 (11am-3pm) – All ages, abilities, and physical and cognitive challenges are invited to this year’s Adaptive Sports Fair at Spaulding Rehabilitation Center in Brewster, MA. Attendants will experience hands on exhibits and demonstrations that showcase the many types of equipment and fun available through the McGraw Center Adaptive Sports Programs.
The US Medicaid program requires that all states must screen and treat Medicaid-eligible children for mental health issues. But that wasn’t always the case in Massachusetts.