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New Supreme Court Ruling Affects Special Education

New Supreme Court Ruling Affects Special Education

AAoM celebrates this week’s significant US Supreme Court ruling which will impact all families who struggle to secure the highest level of special educational supports and services for their child. All children deserve an opportunity to meet their highest potential and this action brings us one step closer to making that happen.

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Novi School District Faces Multimillion Dollar Jury Trail In Special Education Case

Novi School District Faces Multimillion Dollar Jury Trail In Special Education Case

The Novi case is among others in recent years (that have come to our attention) resulting from a lack of sufficient training and preventative measures to keep children with autism safe while at school. The link to the Novi case is here, when it first broke http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/defenders/defenders-alleged-sex-crime-at-local-school_20151201233813518. The hearing took place in October, 2016 in Federal Court, in Flint.

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Breaking Down Restraint and Seclusion

Breaking Down Restraint and Seclusion

This month’s newsletter covers the newly enacted Seclusion and Restraint bills that were passed at the end of 2016. AAoM is so proud to have supported and advocated for this important legislation from the beginning. We hear from families and teachers on a regular basis who need more support and training for a child with challenging behaviors, who are subject to practices of seclusion and restraint that should be reserved for emergent situations.

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Upcoming Events

Apr 22

On Board with Autism

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Detroit
Apr 29
May 11

Pre-Conference Parent Networking Happy Hour

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frankenmuth
May 12

Navigating Autism Today Regional Conference

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Frankenmuth
Jul 30

3rd annual Autism Hero Walk

July 30 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

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