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Fresh Friday: The top 5 articles on Disability this week

March 25, 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. Best, Worst States Named for Disability Employment 

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6 Child Disability Laws You Should Know

March 22, 2016 by | Uncategorized

We recently read an article here at Thompson Policy Institute called 6 Child Disability Rights Laws You Should Know. The article inspired us to share the six laws that were paramount for improving the quality of life for children with disability. Check out our infographic about the 6 Child Disability Laws You Should Know and

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Fresh Friday: Top 5 articles on Disability this week

March 18, 2016 by | Fresh Friday

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. Nike Expand Shoe Line For People With Special

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Collaboration required to better educate students with high-needs

March 16, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The California Department of Education is redefining what a “high-needs student” is and combining its efforts to offer better educational programs for students with disabilities. Typically,  students considered to be high-needs were classified as low-income, foster children or English as a second language students. California ranks among the lowest of the states in its academic performance by

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Top 8 reasons to attend Thompson Policy Institute's DisAbility Summit

March 8, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Thompson Policy Institute is hosting the first ever DisAbility Summit Tuesday, May 3rd at Chapman University in Orange County, California. This will be TPI’s largest public unveiling of its independent research to date. It’s a must-attend event and here are the top reasons why. Top location: The Summit is being hosted at Chapman University’s brand

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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

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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.

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