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Can the ADA Help Your Child in School? Yes, Now More Than Ever!

2012-02-15T10:46:40+00:00

If you're reading this blog, you've probably heard of the ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act – that’s the landmark piece of civil rights 1990 legislation which requires wheelchair accessible bathrooms, for instance.  But what you may not know is whether the ADA applies to your disabled child in school.  You'd think it would, right?  But then, why does everyone talk about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) all the time?  Well, Title II of the ADA does apply to your disabled child in school.  Not just with respect to students with physical disabilities in wheelchairs, but also to any [...]

Can the ADA Help Your Child in School? Yes, Now More Than Ever!2012-02-15T10:46:40+00:00

BREAKING NEWS – FL Will Pay for Private PreK Therapies

2010-06-06T21:40:40+00:00

Yesterday Governor Crist signed into law what appears to be an extraordinary program for disabled prekindergarten children beginning with the 2012-13 school year.  The details are not clear yet, but here's the deal in brief. If your disabled child will be 4 years old by September 1, 2012 and he or she gets an Individualized Education Plan ("IEP"), which includes "specialized instructional services" (For example, ABA therapy, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy), Florida will reimburse the private therapy provider for a set number of therapy hours.  In other words, beginning in 2012 the State of Florida will reimburse certain therapists for a [...]

BREAKING NEWS – FL Will Pay for Private PreK Therapies2010-06-06T21:40:40+00:00