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Happy 25th Anniversary of the Americans Disabilities Act!

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) first became law. Since then, it has stood as an important piece of civil rights legislation, prohibiting discrimination and ensuring that people with disabilities share the same opportunities available to all Americans.
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US Department of Education issus Dear Colleague letter regarding Dispute Resolution

Improving results and achieving better outcomes for children with disabilities is an important goal for all of us. However, even where informal attempts to resolve differences are made, parents and public agencies may be unable to reach agreement on important matters.
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What's in Your Tool Box?

ECAC has created four new tools designed to help parents, families and educators prepare and plan for an appropriate education. Check them out!
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Proposed Settlement Reached in Innovations Waiver Suit

Important news for participants in the Innovations Waiver concerning your rights in the planning process.
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