Paula Lieb on The Inclusive Class Podcast

Tips for Talking to Your Child’s School About Inclusion

Paula Lieb, NJCIE’s Senior Consultant/CEO Emeritus, was a recent guest on The Inclusive Class Radio Show! The topic discussed on December 20th, 2014, was Tips for Talking to Your Child’s School About Inclusion. Paula participated in the roundtable podcast discussion with hosts Nicole Eredics and Terri Mauro and Dr. Frances Stetson, founder of The Inclusive Schools Network. You can enjoy the lively and informative conversation here.

Launching of the INCLUSION CAMPAIGN!

December 15, 2014 – Newark, NJ – Disability Rights New Jersey, Education Law Center, the New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education, the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, the ARC of New Jersey and other advocates today launched “The Inclusion Campaign” (www.inclusioncampaign.org) website. The website is a resource for families, educators and other advocates regarding the landmark 2013 legal settlement with the New Jersey Department of Education to educate more of the state’s students with disabilities in an inclusive environment.

The Facts and Figures Behind the Settlement Agreement: Toward Ending the Segregation of Students with Disabilities in New Jersey

While the settlement agreement itself is only 14 pages long, each side of the dispute provided volumes of documents to the court in support of its position. To help prepare their case, the plaintiffs – The Arc of NJ, Disability Rights New Jersey, the Education Law Center, and the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network – retained…

Inclusive Education for Autism Varies by State

A recent study published on-line in the journal Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities examined factors other than IQ and severity of autism symptoms which might determine educational placement decisions.  The findings indicate that where a child lives may significantly impact their placement in an inclusive or segregated classroom.  Of the ten least inclusive states…