Community Supports & Self Determination: Agencies, Organizations & Services
Community Supports & Self Determination: Policies & Publications
Education & Early Intervention: Agencies, Organizations & Services
Disability Rights Louisiana EarlySteps EDU Med Education Funding (MFP) Webinar 2-27-2013 Families Helping Families Louisiana Department of Education Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center (LaPTIC) National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
NSTTAC provides technical assistance (TA) and disseminates information to State Education Agencies, Local Education Authorities, schools, and other stakeholders to (a) implement and scale up evidence-based practices leading to improved academic and functional achievement for students with disabilities, preparing them for college or other postsecondary education and training and the workforce; (b) implement policies, procedures, and practices to facilitate and increase participation of students with disabilities in programs and initiatives designed to ensure college- and career-readiness; and (c) achieve 100% compliance with IDEA, Part B Indicator 13 (I-13).
The Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives: Tulane University U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Education & Early Intervention: Policies & Publications
Access Guide for Students with Significant Disabilities
A comprehensive source of information, resources, tools and educational strategies.
Careers & Degrees in Healthcare: A Guide for Students with Disabilities CPSD Concerned about ESEA Flexibility
The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) expresses concerns over the ESEA Flexibility Request process and content. Louisiana is among the states that have approval to waiver many of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) of 2001.
CRS Alignment of ESEA and IDEA
The Education of Students with Disabilities: Alignment Between the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Congressional Research Service report, March 2014
EarlySteps Fact Sheet HB375 Inclusive Education Research and Practice
Inclusion Works! A document by the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education in 2010.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Federal Law ensuring services to children with disabilities.
La. Special Education Data Profile 2011-2012 Making Sense of the Metrics: Student Growth, Value-added Models, and Teacher Effectiveness
A brief paper describing measurement systems being used to gauge student performance and teacher accountability. Making Sense of the Metrics: Student Growth, Value-added Models, and Teacher Effectiveness (2011). Pearson Education Inc.
PK-12 Public Education in Louisiana; The Cowen Institute; March 2012
A report on PK-12 Public Education in Louisiana for the 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature by the Cowen Institute (March 2012). The Cowen Institute, which opened its doors in March 2007, is an action-oriented think tank that informs and advances solutions – through policies, programs, and partnerships – to eliminate the challenges impeding the success of K-12 education in New Orleans and beyond. By leveraging Tulane’s human, intellectual, political, financial, and social capital, we are pioneering a new role for major research universities to interact with K-12 public education systems in their respective communities.
Project IDEAL Online
Project IDEAL (Informing and Designing Education For All Learners) is a website intended to better prepare teachers to work with students with disabilities. Project IDEAL is an initiative by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD).
Research on Reform Resources and Support for College Students with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, or Dyscalculia Scholarships & Resources for Students with Visual Disabilities Shifting Trends in Special Education Stakeholder Input Definition and Indicators adopted April 2017 Study on Advocacy on differentiated Minimum Foundation Program Transition Assessment Tool Kit
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC)
Transition Planning: Preparing for Post Secondary Outcomes
LDOE webinar December 2014
Education & Early Intervention: News, Files, and Links
Employment: Agencies, Organizations & Services
Employment: Policies & Publications
Census Bureau Report on Workers with Disabilities Employment Study
Funded by the DD Council and published by the LSU Health Sciences Human Development Center (HDC), this study provides an overview of the status of employment of people with disabilities in Louisiana.
Segregated and Exploited: A Call to Action!
Publication of the National Disability Rights Network: Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities.
The Institute for Community Inclusion
The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) has worked to ensure that people with disabilities have the same opportunity to dream big, and make their dreams a fully included, integrated, and welcomed reality.
The Rehabilitation Act
The Rehabilitation Act is the Federal legislation that authorizes the formula grant programs of vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, independent living, and client assistance. The Act also includes a variety of provisions focused on rights, advocacy and protections for individuals with disabilities.
The State Data: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes
Published by the Institute for Community Inclusion, this report detail fact about employment of people with disabilities in Louisiana and nation-wide.
TN Expect Employment- Report to Governor Haslam by Employment First Task Force Your Employment Rights as an Individual with a Disability
- Health: Agencies, Organizations & Services
Health: Policies & Publications
- Housing: Agencies, Organizations & Services
- Housing: News, Resources, Files and Links
- Housing: Policies & Publications
Other Websites of Interest
Administration on Community Living Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Center – Louisiana Cerebral Palsy Guidance Consortium for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
A coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations working together to advocate for national public policy that ensures the self determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
Disability is Natural – Kathie Snow Disability.gov Disaster Preparation and Response Links Family to Family Health Information Centers Louisiana Disability Legal Resources LSU Health Sciences Center, Human Development Center Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities People First Language – Kathie Snow R-Word Campaign Social Security Administration Disability We Connect Now
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