Use the resources and videos available below from NPU Director of Policy and
Legislation, Christina Laster, to help your family develop and educational plan, know your rights, and help your children thrive in educational environments.
From Know Your Rights and NPU Policy Hour to shows where you can tune in and ask lawyers questions, Christina Laster is available weekly on Facebook Watch to assist you with any concerns you might have for your children. Watch her latest videos here:
The following court cases and amicus briefs are crucial for understanding the rights you and your family have when it comes to special education.
Held the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) requires schools to provide students an education that is “reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child’s circumstances.” Read the ruling here.
The circumstances of the Minnetonka case above are far too common for dyslexic students across the country. Now is the time to use this watershed court case to drive change. Read how we can drive change here.
Use the toolkits, guides, and templates below to learn about your child’s disability rights, how to set up an IEP, and the best ways to navigate the transitions and benchmarks of K-12 education.
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