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Tomasello, Jenna; Brand, Betsy – College and Career Readiness and Success Center, 2018
Despite advances in improving CCR for students with disabilities, a great deal of work is needed to help more students achieve their full potential. The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) provides states with flexibility over the design of their educational systems and offers additional provisions to support CCR for all students, including…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
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Sharp, Jane; Rodas, Elizabeth Rivera; Sadovnik, Alan R. – Afterschool Matters, 2012
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 requires accommodations for individuals with disabilities in community settings, many out-of-school time (OST) programs struggle to successfully support youth with special needs. Programs that fully include children with special needs are less available for school-age children and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, After School Programs, Special Needs Students, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Burdette, Dianne S.; Coogan, Mary E.; Giosa, Ritamarie; Lucarelli, Patti; Pavignano, Debra – Association for Children of New Jersey, 2006
Modern medications allow children with a variety of acute and chronic health conditions to participate in daily activities. However, parents and child care providers may not realize that there are different dosage strengths available on the market. The parent or staff may not fully understand the dosage or a miscommunication may occur. These…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Child Care, Child Welfare, Drug Therapy
Northeast Technical Assistance Center (NETAC), Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005
This issue of "NETAC Networks" highlights the following: (1) A snapshot of life in the U.S. Virgin Islands (Karen Brin); (2) Upcoming events by state; (3) Convert television captions to web-streaming formats; (4) I.D.E.A. reauthorized; (5) Vermont Career Day 2004 (Janet Dickinson); (6) Eye on the prize (Jane Jarrow); (7) Promoting…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, College Students, Assistive Technology
Newman, Cynthia – 2002
This guide to including children with special needs in community programs in New Jersey begins with a history of the inclusion movement, stressing the importance of personal experiences and beliefs and ways in which inclusion benefits everyone. The following chapter provides answers to 32 frequently asked questions on successful inclusion of…
Descriptors: Children, Community Programs, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities