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Effectiveness Of On-Line Classes And Students With Disabilities

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

This blog post is for educational purposes only and it is not intended to be relied upon for legal advice. For more information, please visit our website at www.warshawlawfirm.com or contact our office at (973) 433-2121. Recently there was an article written by Nirvi Shah dated October 9, 2012, entitled, “New Center: Concerns About Online … Continue reading “Effectiveness Of On-Line Classes And Students With Disabilities”

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I Support The American Sign Language Proposed Bill

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

I support the American Sign Language Proposed Bill Blog Post by Julie Warshaw, Esq. This blog post and article are for educational purposes only and they are not intended to be relied upon for legal advice. For more information, please visit our website at www.warshawlawfirm.com As many of you know, I am an attorney and … Continue reading “I Support The American Sign Language Proposed Bill”

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American Sign Language Included In The Mainstream Classroom

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 28, 2017

This blog post is for educational purposes only and it is not intended to be relied upon for legal advice. For more information, please visit our website at www.warshawlawfirm.com Recently, there was an article about inclusion of American Sign Language in the mainstream classroom in a school in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Students with hearing … Continue reading “American Sign Language Included In The Mainstream Classroom”

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Young Adults With Autism Seem To Have Limited Choices And Outcomes After High School

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 27, 2017

This Blog post is for educational purposes only and it is not intended to be relied upon for legal advice. For more information, please visit our website at www.WarshawLawFirm.com There is alarming evidence that young adults with Autism or Autistic Spectrum Disorders are more likely not to obtain employment or to attend college, beyond a … Continue reading “Young Adults With Autism Seem To Have Limited Choices And Outcomes After High School”

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Should New Jersey School Districts Allow American Sign Language To Replace Traditional Languages To Fulfill High School Graduation Foreign Language Requirements To Students Other Than Those Who Are Hearing Impaired?

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 27, 2017

In 1995, the New Jersey State Assembly and the Senate passed Senate Resolution SR-80 and Assembly Resolution AR-103, which recognized American Sign Language and the Deaf Culture and urged the State institutions and high schools to give foreign language credit to those who completed an American Sign Language course of study. However, these Resolutions only … Continue reading “Should New Jersey School Districts Allow American Sign Language To Replace Traditional Languages To Fulfill High School Graduation Foreign Language Requirements To Students Other Than Those Who Are Hearing Impaired?”

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Stop Cuts and Caps to Medicaid

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 23, 2017

The following is an action alert from COPAA: On Monday, the U.S. Senate will begin debate its bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, to replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill is being touted as better than the House bill but in terms of how it fundamentally alters Medicaid it is much worse. The Senate bill makes … Continue reading “Stop Cuts and Caps to Medicaid”

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New CDC resource can help states and communities prevent youth violence

  • Julie Warshaw
  • June 14, 2017

Bullying is a form of youth violence – and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has resources states and communities can use to stop it. Bullying is a serious public health problem. Bullying can result in physical injury, social and emotional distress, and even death. In 2015, about 1 in 5 U.S. high … Continue reading “New CDC resource can help states and communities prevent youth violence”

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Call Congress Immediately to Save Medicaid

  • Julie Warshaw
  • March 22, 2017

The following is a reproduced statement as to the critical need to save Medicaid from Trumpcare. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) jeopardizes healthcare for the nation’s most vulnerable children: students with disabilities and students in poverty. Specifically, the AHCA reneges on Medicaid’s 50+ year commitment to provide America’s children with access to vital healthcare … Continue reading “Call Congress Immediately to Save Medicaid”

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Endrew F. Decision: 8-0 Decision for Parents

  • Julie Warshaw
  • March 22, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court just issued a huge victory for parents in resetting the Rowley standard for the first time in more than 30 years. See decision–http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/endrew-f-v-douglas-county-school-district/. The Court ruled that schools to “meet its substantive obligation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, a school must offer an “individualized education program” reasonably calculated to … Continue reading “Endrew F. Decision: 8-0 Decision for Parents”

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Comprehensive Transition Guide from OSERS–Bring It to Your Next Transition Meeting

  • Julie Warshaw
  • February 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education in January 2017, just released a very comprehensive guide to transition services. Download Postsecondary-transition-guide-2017-3. Transition planning is one of the most vital functions of having an IEP for all students. An IEP is not an ends in itself, it is a means to an ends–called adult life. Too often schools … Continue reading “Comprehensive Transition Guide from OSERS–Bring It to Your Next Transition Meeting”

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