Tag: Special Education

Disability Rights Florida Shines Spotlight on Homestead Shelter

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, SEPTEMBER 10, 2019—Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s Protection and Advocacy system, has released its Follow-Up Monitoring Report of the Homestead Emergency Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied…

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New Video: Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Explained

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Students entering a classroom should feel safe, supported and excited for the opportunity to learn. However, the disciplinary practices of restraint and seclusion challenge this dynamic.…

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Monitoring Report: Homestead Emergency Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Disability Rights Florida has released a report with the findings and recommendations from a monitoring visit of the Homestead Temporary Shelter in Homestead, Florida. This facility…

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Success Story: Jordan Griffin

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Photo of Jordan GriffinIn 2018, Jordan Griffin—who is a student with autism—moved from New Mexico and began attending a…

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The New Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Disability Rights Florida applauds the passage and signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 and urges swift action by Florida to…

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