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Advocacy

Here you will find books, DVDs and resources that impart understanding of the laws surrounding access to education for those with learning disabilities in K-12 and higher education. 

Legal resources:


               [replaced 1975, Education of All Handicapped Children Act]

          ESSA -  Every Student Succeeds Act  (2015)   
               [replaces ESEA - Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and NCLB - No Child Left Behind Act of 2001]

          ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act  (2008, 1990)



Navigating College with Learning Disabilities: 






Advocacy Flow Chart

(1) What are my problems and goals?
(2) What public services are legally indicated to address my problems and reach my goals?
(3) What steps are required to get appropriate public services?
(4) What is the flowchart for services? How do I respond to undesirable system actions/inactions?
(5) Who can help me get what I need?
(6) How can I monitor and chart progress and hold the system accountable for results?
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