Fresh Friday: Top 5 Articles on Disability this Week

February 19, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Each Friday Thompson Policy Institute rounds up the top 5 articles we found on the web about disability and autism. It’s a fast and digestible way to ensure you are staying up to date with the latest stats, information and research on disability. Here are our picks for the week of Friday, February

California schools stumble implementing new mental health programs

February 17, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The California state government spent  $426 million on mental health in special education programs in 2014-2015. These programs provide the resources, counseling and medical services that occur for students with mental illness at school and in the greater community. A recent passing of legislation has left school districts responsible for providing these much needed services.

Fresh Friday: Top 5 Articles on Disability this week

February 12, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Each week Thompson Policy Institute rounds up the top 5 articles we found on the web about disability and autism. It’s a fast and digestible way to ensure you are staying up to date with the latest stats, information and research on disability. #5. Graduation Rates Lagging For Students With Disabilities

Disability Studies: An interview with Dr. Phil Ferguson

January 26, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Thompson Policy Institute is proud to introduce its first interview. Our interviews strive to share insight about the disability community in hopes to ultimately impact policy change. Thompson Policy Institute explores and researches topics such as education, housing and integrated communities for people and families with disability and autism. This interview features Chapman University professor