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Debra Jennings

Debra Jennings

Professional Advisory Board

Debra Jennings

Professional Advisory Board

Debra is the executive co-director of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) and has over 15 years experience working on school improvement initiatives.

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Looking for information on learning and attention issues like dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADHD?

Visit Understood.org, a comprehensive resource for parents of children with learning and attention issues.

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From the policy blog

Do Our Conceptions of Disability Rights Need a Reboot?

Is our vision of educating students with disabilities aligned with the demands of the 21st century? The answer to that all important civil rights question changes with time. A satisfactory answer when IDEA was first authorized in 1975 (under the title, Education for All Handicapped Children Act) would certainly not be sufficient today. Nobody would disagree that much has changed both in our conception of disabilities and the demands for success in the 21st century.

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