Arts Of Life: A Place of Creativity and Belonging

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

It is hard to believe that for nearly the last 6 years my son has been a participant in an amazing program called Arts of Life at the Glenview, Illinois campus. This program has given real meaning to my son's life and an outlet for his creativity,  a place to belong and be social. He has been repeatedly...

COVID Requires Some Creativity from Schools

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

Many schools are and have not been creative in how they plan or deliver instruction for children with special needs. Under ordinary circumstances that is a problem. Today lacking in creativity is the difference between students with special needs getting something from their education and getting literally...

COVID-19 Cannot be a Time of No Education for Students with Special Needs

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

It appears that this pandemic of COVID-19 is a time that lawmakers such as Senator Lamar Alexander and others are ready and willing to basically exempt school districts from their obligations under IDEA. At this time our students need more not less education and more creative solutions. Elearning will not be the...