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The IMDb IEP « Laughing Through Tears

May Institute aide faces assault charge | CapeCodOnline.com

Autistic child has head slammed into school bus window by bus monitor, Utica Police say : News : CNYcentral.com

The Cost of Waiting | TASH

Autistic boy abused at Dorchester school | Metro News - WCVB Home

Schools Debate How Best To Educate Children With Emotional Disabilities

THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS |
One parent pushes to have her child moved to a special-needs class
where learning can be tailored to her problems

Looking for the best solution

Schools debate how best to educate children with emotional
disabilities while complying with the law.

By ERIC ADLER
The Kansas City Star

At age 7, Holly O'Neal tries to fit in with the other kids during
recess at Underwood Elementary School in Lee's Summit. She is bipolar
and has a reactive attachment disorder. She now spends 60 percent of
her school time in special classes.

Mrs. O'Neal?

Yes?

Holly's school, Underwood Elementary in Lee's Summit, is on the line
with an idea.

Meet-the-Teacher night is Monday. Given Holly's emotional
difficulties, how about instead of bringing Holly to Meet-the-Teacher
night, Holly's new second-grade teacher would love to have some one-
on-one time at their home, say, on Tuesday?

Time was when Kim O'Neal might have considered the offer thoughtful.
But at 37, having helped raise at …

DPI stops use of seclusion room

KABB Fox San Antonio :: Top Stories - 11-year-old Special Needs Student Arrested -- Grace White

Harper: Restraint Guidelines Endanger Children : Roll Call Opinion

Treatment of special needs students stirs controversy | kens5.com San Antonio

Illinois Mandatory Recess Bill Passes Senate, Moves To House For Approval

Illinois Mandatory Recess Bill Passes Senate, Moves To House For Approval

The bill includes a provision that would allow school boards to extend the requirement for students in grades 6 through 8, and also forbids schools from withholding recess as a disciplinary action.

Police Handcuffing 7-Year-Olds? The Brutality Unleashed on Kids With Disabilities in Our School Systems | | AlterNet

Police Handcuffing 7-Year-Olds? The Brutality Unleashed on Kids With Disabilities in Our School Systems | | AlterNet

Children in Lee's Summit Schools have been put into closets, sent to schools for violent children, arrested, and expelled.  These things are not just happening to other people.  They are happening to our neighbors and friends.

Dnj - N.J. legislation aims to stop teachers who bully students

Allen Unveils Legislation to Combat Bullying of Students by School Staff | SenateNJ.com

Autistic adults bullied and not supported at work, poll shows - Home News - UK - The Independent

Local legislator at front of new law that requires anti-bullying training Studies say bullying is prevalent, harmful - News - Progress-Index

1 in 3 autistic young adults lack jobs, education - KansasCity.com

Parents say children are being segregated from other students because they have a disability - KSPR 33

Police investigating suspicious death near Lee's Summit airport - KCTV 5

Lee’s Summit Police investigate burned body found in dumpster - NBCActionNews.com - Kansas City

Services Beyond the School Year for Students With IEPs - Special education and IEPs | GreatSchools

Police: Mom Left Child in Car Before Tragic Death | fox4kc.com – Kansas City news & weather from WDAF TV – FOX 4

Police: Mom Left Child in Car Before Tragic Death | fox4kc.com – Kansas City news & weather from WDAF TV – FOX 4

Mother left her child in the car all day while she was at work as a teacher at Cedar Creek Elementary School.  The father is also employed by the district.

Jeff Grisamore Not: Republican state representative announces he’s gay, urges colleagues to drop ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill (AUDIO / VIDEO)

Summer’s Over – and our ESY Services Never Happened!

Extended School Year Services (ESY) - Wrightslaw.com