Students With Disabilities Need Sports

Disabled Children Sports Schools | The Maher Law Firm

Exercise in itself is a vital part of growth and development for all human beings. In an article by Tracy Connor, Sr. Staff Writer, NBC News – Tracy highlights the seemingly simple fact that children with disabilities need sports just as students without disabilities need sports. The “New Order” from the Education Department says athletics [...]

Disabled Students Are Being Restrained Unnecessarily

Disabled Children | Restraint Seclusion | The Maher Law Firm

“Restraint and seclusion are totally out of control” said Phyllis Musumeci, a Florida Brevard County parent who founded Parents Against Restraint and Seclusion. Disabled children have been restrained for non-aggressive behavior without their parents consent. According to data reported to the state of Florida, Orange County schools restrained their students 952 times during the 2011-2012 [...]