As we near the end of this session, what has happened in the world of special education so far? It’s been an incredible year looking at the impacts of Covid-19 in our schools, the funding mechanisms of the Children’s Services Act, regulatory definitions of traumatic-brain injury, and so much more!
This session, both the Senate and the House of Delegates have introduced a number of bills that may affect Virginia schoolchildren with special education needs, which we detail below.
Here is the status of the remaining bills that we have been tracking that may be of interest to people with developmental disabilities and their friends and allies.
Here are updates on some bills of interest to people with developmental disabilities and allies.
Last week, House Courts of Justice, Civil Law subcommittee, defeated the bill that would have prohibited families from being assisted by anyone but an attorney in an IDEA due process hearing.
A House committee will hear a bill today that would prohibit families from being assisted by anyone but an attorney in an IDEA due process hearing.