24November2017

Advocacy Toolkit - Policies and Positions

 For parents, educators and others who care about deaf and hard of hearing children.

These are documents from policy makers and advocacy organizations that clarify the law and regulations, and provide guidance on best practices in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students.

 U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education Guidance on Schools' Responsibility to Provide "Effective Communication"

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-effective-communication-201411.pdf

Deaf Students Education Services; Policy Guidance

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/hq9806.html

Policy letter on the continuum (Stern)

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/letters/2011-3/stern093011lre3q2011.pdf

Policy letter on the continuum (Bosso)

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/letters/2010-3/bosso082310lre3q2010.pdf

Letter to Clarke, “educational performance” not limited to academic performance

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/letters/2007-1/clarke030807disability1q2007.pdf

Dear Colleague letter on LRE as it applies to preschool children

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/preschoollre22912.pdf

What Do IDEA 2004, Its Regulations, and the U.S. Department of Education Say About Placement?

 Placement.pdf

CEASD Position Statement on the Full Continuum of Educational Placements

http://ceasd.org/acrobat/continuum.pdf

CEASD Position Statement on Early Intervention Programs

http://ceasd.org/acrobat/CEASD_EHDI.pdf

CEASD/COSB Joint Statement on Schools for the Deaf and Schools for the Blind

http://ceasd.org/acrobat/CEASD_COSB.pdf

NAD Position Statement on Schools for the Deaf

http://nad.org/issues/education/k-12/position-statement-schools-deaf

NAD Position Statement on Inclusion

http://nad.org/issues/education/k-12/inclusion

 

 



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