DRNY provides disability rights content in a variety of ways: publications, reports, public comment, articles, newsletters, videos, and discussion boards. The complexity of the content ranges from guides which promote self-advocacy skills, to public reports identifying critical issues that impact our clients, to videos which highlight rights issues. The substantive scope of the material cuts across a variety of topics, just as the laws affecting people with disabilities are varied and nuanced.
Special Education In Plain Language Guide-updated 2014
This publication provides information to parents, advocates, and school districts about the laws and regulations that define special education programs and services. Our hope is that through this publication parents, families and school districts will collaborate together in order to help students with disabilities meet their full potential. This document was created through the Special Education Task Force and is a reflection of the collaboration that is possible when schools and advocates, administrators and families work together to meet our obligation to students with disabilities. For more information about the Special Education Task Force go to www.nyspecialedtaskforce.org.
For an English Version, read Special Education in Plain Language
For a Spanish Version, read Educacion Especial En Lenguaje Sencillo
Bullying & Students with Disabilities Guide-2014
This publication provides information to parents, advocates, and school districts about the laws, regulations, and policies of bullying and harassment in schools. Our hope is that through the use of this publication, parents, families, and school districts will collaborate in order to help students impacted by bullying and harassment.
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