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This is a follow-up (or, perhaps more accurately, a follow-on) from my most recent blawg post regarding students with behavioral challenges, in which which I noted that the parent had…

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We’ve discussed the issue of human rights in education a fair bit, but what of those students whose behavioral challenges really do create an “unacceptable safety risk” to themselves or…

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Merry Christmas and almost Happy New Year and all that good stuff …

My “early” New Year’s Resolution (not that I generally make any so you all should all feel “special”, if you know what I mean)…

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No apologies this time for the length of time I’ve went without posting – I simply don’t have the time for apologies. And, yes, I do realize how sad that sounds …

However, realizing there’s…

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It has definitely proven a lot more difficult to keep up with blogging since I’ve returned to practice as a disability lawyer, but do not fear; A Primer on Special Needs and the Law is not going…

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I stumbled across this by accident on the Disability Support Program website. Very, very interesting. Of course, whether it will actually mean anything for the disability community’s point of…

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This video is making its way around FB with good reason.

It is heartbreaking and a true rendition of what is happening in Nova Scotia right now, particularly to those with more severe challenges,…

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The following is an excerpt from a recent email to a doctor explaining why Representation can be so crucial for higher-functioning individuals. Please pay particular attention to the last…

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We ended last year by taking a look at the history of adult guardianship in Nova Scotia and a very quick overview of the new legislation. You will recall that in October of 2017, I also gave an…

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