Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

A Career on Her Own Terms: Attorney with Special Needs Beats the Odds

By Elisa Dillard Rainey, Esq. Amanda Carter targeted a law career early on. The unemployment rate among individuals with disabilities is alarmingly high, and their job search can be frustrating. But a fellow attorney, Amanda Carter, knew what she wanted and went for it. “I have cerebral palsy and require full-time attendants, who are paid […]

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Posted: May 21st, 2019 | 3 Comments »

Full Funding of the IDEA Critical for Our Children

By Linda M. Gorczynski, Esq. It’s critical that we get increased funding for special education services in order to meet the needs of students with disabilities and achieve compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Attempts have been made to make legislative changes for years, but it hasn’t happened. We all need to […]

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Posted: May 20th, 2019 | No Comments »