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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Texas Education Agency Due Process Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the sheltering in place and social distancing currently underway around the country, including in Texas, the Texas…

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Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in Special Education

I wasn’t going to write on this topic quite yet, but I’m working on a case right now that has…

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