“Long COVID” Cognitive Impairments and Their Implications for the Special Education Community

On July 22, 2021, The Lancet published an article by Adam Hampshire, et. al., in which the findings reported that…

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Double Disability Whammy During Distance Learning

One of the issues that I haven’t seen discussed anywhere else, but am seeing first hand every day, is the…

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School Personnel, Conspiracy Theories, & Child Welfare

On January 6, 2021, a group of people, radicalized by false propaganda generated by the 45th President of the United…

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Podcast Interview: Catherine Michael, Attorney at Law & Author

On November 4, 2020, I interviewed attorney and author, Catherine Michael, of Connell, Michael, Kerr, LLP, a special education law…

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Fascist Trends in Special Education Non-Compliance

“Fascism” is a scary word that is far too often slung as an insult by people actively engaging in it…

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USDOE Preserves the IDEA

It’s now official: There will be no waivers of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) during any time of…

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Regression, Compensatory Education, & Quarantine

One of the many populations of individuals directly negatively impacted by the current quarantine is the special education population. Among…

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USDOE’s COVID-19 Special Ed Guidance to State & Local Ed Agencies

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) has issued guidance to state and local education agencies regarding the implementation of…

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Special Education Still Has to Be Individualized During Quarantine

During these unprecedented times of both urgency and delay, I’m finding that the ways in which I share relevant information…

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