Huron Valley Schools has approximately 500 students — and there’s about 82,000 students in Michigan — with learning disabilities. This does not include students diagnosed with speech and language disorders, cognitive disorders, or ADHD disorders who get
An Aboriginal mother has stunned a rally at Sydney’s Opera House by interrupting radio host Alan Jones to vent her anger at the state’s indifference to disabled children. Shirley Lomas, 54, of Redfern, was among about 2000
Since the late 1980s the Jewish conversation — and Jewish funding — has orbited around the goal of Jewish continuity. Whether the cause is Jewish peoplehood, intermarriage, education or even Israel, ensuring our Jewish continuity inevitably grounds
Doctor Louise Scott says there is a very good reason why humans spend one third of their lives asleep. Because it’s important. That was the pediatric neuropsychologist’s message Saturday morning to a group of 25 parents and
At least one disability advocacy group is now opposing a bill in Congress that they once championed after changes would allow restraint and seclusion to be included in students’ individualized education plans, or IEPs. In an e-mail
“My name is Matt. My legs are a little skinnier than many,” admits Matthew Sanford, a complete stranger to the wide-eyed youngsters in wheelchairs and hospital beds assembled in the auditorium of Chicago’s Shriners Hospitals for Children.
A daughter of a pig farmer, Abbey Curran has made the journey from farm girl to Miss Iowa 2008 with all the elements of a fairy tale. Curran focused on a specific part of that storyline for