John Harvey Ingalls shares his first hand experience on navigating the complex IEP process for his son. With help from Diane Wiscarson, this article offers many helpful tips for parents working with an IEP team to create a plan that helps the student to succeed. The full article can be seen here.
The world is opening up for Griffin with the help of Community Access Services and Employment First. Griffin now has a job that is perfect for his interests and skills! This newest success is just the latest in a long list for him. To read more about his success and this program you can read the article here.
Whitney Anderson worked with four other seniors from Seaside High School to organize and host a fashion show and silent auction to benefit the Assistance League of the Columba Pacific. To read more about the hard work of these students you can read the entire article here.
Linda Baker from Oregon Business Magazine recently wrote an article about Diane Wiscarson and her work for students with disabilities. You can read the entire article here.
A new debate in special education has been slowly brewing over the last several years around the country: Do service dogs have to be allowed in a public school? Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in public schools. Under the ADA, public schools must generally modify policies, practices, or procedures…