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Education

For Families

UCP has long been recognized for the timely information it provides to parents and families of individuals with disabilities. This information assists parents and families in obtaining the necessary support and services in their child's education for their family members.
Documents:
Assistive Technology Checklist
Acquisition, Planning and Procurement of Information Technology in Schools
Disabled Students Union
Frequently Asked Questions on Assistive Technology Funding
In Testing, One Size May Not Fit All, NYTimes 3/18/02
National PTA Outreach to Parents with Disabilities
Web Site to Help Parents Access Resources for Infants and Preschoolers with Disabilities
Public School Statistics 101
Right of Independent Education Evaluation (IEE) to Include Evaluation of Needs for Assisitive Technology
Transfering Assistive Technology from School To Work
Resources for Families NCD
National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education
2003 National Youth Leadership Network Summit
Settlement Allows Test Assistance for Students with Disabilities, 2/2/01
"Special Education Mediation: A Guide for Parents" Now Also Available in Spanish and Hmong
Special Olympics and Sesame Workshop Partner To Show That Children with Mental Retardation Can Lead Active, Fulfilling Lives
Student Minces No Words with New Sign Language, CNN.com 5/18/01
For Disabled, Test Puts Diploma Out of Reach, USAToday 6/8/01
Montana's Robert Runkel to Head National Special Education Organization
2000 N.O.D./Harris Survey of Americans with Disabilities
Views from Parents about Special Ed
Forward Motion F.W. Star-Telegram 6/24/02
Special Needs Opportunity Windows
Textbooks Go Digital for Students with Special Needs
Children's Reading Disability Attributed to Brain Impairment
Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities
Standards For Accessible Educational Software
Schools Decry New Guidance on Medicaid, 1/22/03
South Dakota Drops Online "Adaptive" Testing, 1/29/03
Department of Labor Invites Nominations for New Freedom Initiative Award
2003 President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education Report
Selecting A College for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Universal Design and Accessible Technology in Schools
GAO Report on Special Education: Clearer Guidance Would Enhance Implementation of Federal Disciplinary Provisions

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