A new study shows that too many students with ADHD are not receiving the school services they need to be successful with their academic studies. The executive functioning demands only become greater as they progress through middle school, high school and on to college and these services can make a tremendous differences in how these student fare.
Two weeks ago we discussed an important term that everyone who has an IEP or 504 plan is probably already familiar with: accommodations. Typically accommodations address learning problems in three main areas: Instructional methods and materials Assignments and Assessments Learning environment This … Read More
Yesterday the disability community scored a major victory in support of testing accommodations when California’s Governor Brown signed bill AB 2122. The bill prohibits the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) from the practice of flagging LSAT test scores of students … Read More
Dear Edge Coach, My 17 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD last fall. One of her challenges is getting to school on time. When she is late, she is late between 1 and 5 minutes. Do I have legal … Read More
Editor’s note: While the American Disabilities Act protects students with disabilities, it has been an uphill battle to get many institutions to comply with the law. Our Executive Director, Robert Tudisco, has been actively working on behalf of disabled students … Read More
Listen to internet radio with ADHD Support Talk on Blog Talk Radio This week our Executive Director spoke with Tara McGillicuddy about ADHD and legal advocacy issues. In addition to being our Executive Director, Rob is also a practicing special … Read More