Parents of Kids with Disabilities Seek to Flip Burden of Proof
[Source: Disability Scoop]
Moira Ryan of Londonderry, mother of a 16-year-old son with disabilities, says parents are outgunned when they appeal decisions made by special educators about their child’s individualized education program.
Ryan and several parents urged a state Senate committee in New Hampshire this month to flip the burden of proof to make school districts show their IEP decisions were valid during any hearings about a dispute.
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