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- Joseph Maley Foundation Offering Adaptive Summer Sports Camps
The Joseph Maley Foundation is excited to offer a new, week-long sports and fitness camp for children of all abilities. This camp will be a hands-on week of sports, games, and activities to show the physical, emotional, and social benefits of sport. Joseph Maley Fitness programs are open to siblings, friends, and family of all abilities.
- Students with Disabilities May Be Collateral Damage in College Admissions Scandal
Higher Education Policy Changes Take Center Stage
(published with permission from e-Parent.com - May 6, 2019)
Earlier this month, Americans were made aware of a number of wealthy families allegedly abusing the college admissions process by faking disabilities, cheating on admissions tests, and bribing college officials. The alleged scheme is incredibly discouraging and does a serious disservice to students who have real disabilities and rely on accommodations in school. Many disabilities rights advocates, including some who advocated on behalf of NCLD in Washington, D.C., last month, spoke out about the potential harm this may cause to students with disabilities. In particular, advocates highlighted that this scandal must not be allowed to harm the millions of students with disabilities who need accommodations and who might have to jump through more hoops to get them.
- The U.S. Department of Education Releases Four Letters Responding to Requests for Guidance
(shared with permission from Matt Cohen & Associates - April 2019 E-Newsletter)
WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 13, 2019) – The U.S. Department of Education released four letters responding to requests for guidance Jan. 29.
The letters, released in February, address students with disabilities in correctional facilities, discipline procedures, children with disabilities placed in private schools by their parents, and response to intervention.