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Whetstone, Kimarie W. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2017
Research-supported guidelines to assist faculty with finding and evaluating online course tools and media that are accessible to learners taking online college courses in the United States are not generally available. The recent refresh to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. ยง 794(d)) provides justification for…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Media Selection
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Hardcastle, Lisa A.; Zirkel, Perry A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2012
School leaders are familiar with the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, but they also need to be legally literate about Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This need is particularly pressing in the wake of significant recent changes in Section 504 as a result of the Americans With Disabilities Amendments Act. This case illustrates the…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Compliance (Legal), Legal Responsibility
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Balch, Bradley V.; Memory, David M.; Hofmeister, David R. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2008
Teachers contribute to the success of all students, in part, by understanding and being responsive to the legal context of teaching. Simply stated, a teacher's success is increasingly dependent on a sound awareness and prudent application of education law. Although several excellent resources are available for informing the preservice and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, School Law, Integrity, Vignettes
Burns, Edward – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2007
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004 has placed a renewed emphasis on the importance of the regular classroom, the regular classroom teacher and the general curriculum as the primary focus of special education. This book contains over 100 topics that deal with real issues and concerns regarding the regular classroom and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Related Services (Special Education), General Education, Teacher Participation
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Brady, Kevin P. – Reading and Writing Quarterly, 2004
With the current legal reauthorization of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) well under way, advocates for students with reading and literacy difficulties impacted by disorders, including dyslexia and attention deficit disorders (ADD/ADHD), are encouraging Congress to recognize these disabilities under the IDEA. Despite…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Special Education, Eligibility, Dyslexia