Reaction to the rash, short-sighted decision of the NY State Board of Regents to cut speech service requirements

Kimberly writes: The disability community is currently digesting the decision that the NY State Board of Regents made this week which scales back speech service requirements. The Board released school districts from longstanding policies that they must give certain levels of speech services to students with autism and other disabilities. The decision by the Board […]

Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at age 88: Founded Special Olympics

First: An excellent and hard-hitting post about Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her sister Rosemary Kennedy: here. At the bottom of this post is a beautiful message to the Special Olympics community by Eunice’s son. Also, a wonderful web-site devoted to remembrances of Eunice Kennedy Shriver at (excerpt from) Reuters Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at […]

Education Rights, re: immigration status, disability rights, temporary housing

For more information or directions: PeaceSmiths (631) 798-0778 hotline/message line PeaceSmiths peace and justice organization presents a community forum on “School Law and Education Rights” On Friday, April 18th at 8pm, PeaceSmiths will present a forum on “School Law and Education Rights.” The event is held at the First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway/Rt. […]