Diagnosis=accommodations… hmmm… Amen of the Day goes to…Ira Socol

image from dmote on flickr, inserted via scribefire The May 1st post on SpeEd Change begins in this way: Start here: If your school, university, business, government requires “proof of disability” – that is, diagnosis – before providing accommodations, it is discriminating, and it is not committed to social justice, not committed to equality of… Continue reading Diagnosis=accommodations… hmmm… Amen of the Day goes to…Ira Socol

Amen of the day on this US Martin Luther King jr Day

Jonathan Becker boldly reflects on LeaderTalk: However, what troubles me more is the mounting evidence that even where we have managed to create diverse/integrated schools, there is extensive¬† within-school segregation by race. For example, students of colour are disproportionately: overrepresented in special education; underrepresented in gifted and talented programs; underrepresented in the highest level academic… Continue reading Amen of the day on this US Martin Luther King jr Day