State and federal law requires school districts to provide assistive technology (AT) and specialized instruction for learning disabilities (LD) to qualifying students.
But parents may have a difficult time convincing their school districts that these services will benefit their child.
Parents stand a better chance of getting special services if they know what to ask for, why they’re asking for it...
NOTE: If your local bookstore doesn't have a book mentioned in Quest, usually it can be ordered through the store by providing the author's name, title and/or publisher. Often, books also can be ordered online. Reviewed books are not available through MDA.
Sports and the Physically Challenged: An Encyclopedia of People, Events, and Organizations, by Linda Mastandrea and Donna Czubernat, 175...
Listening to the Experts: Students with Disabilities Speak Out, edited by Elizabeth B. Keefe, Ph.D., Veronica M. Moore, Ph.D., and Frances R. Duff, M.A., 218 pages, 2006, $19.95. Paul H. Brookes Publishing, (800) 638-3775, www.brookespublishing.com.
A message of inclusion resonates through the personal stories told by special education teachers, students and their parents in this book.