Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators Published

Lauri Reesor and Brenda Bowlby (Retd) recently published a chapter on Special Education Law in the text, Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators. “Education has long been recognized as a “service” that is protected by human rights legislation, and special education has been recognized as the means by which accommodations are determined and implemented for students…

Webcast: Coping with Violent Behaviours in the Classroom: Safety Issues for Staff and other Students in the Special Education Context

Complimentary This webcast responds to a number of requests following our last webcast, After Keewatin: The Use of Exclusions, and reflects the reality that there are increasing numbers of students whose disabilities give rise to violent outbursts and that this phenomenon is a growing challenge for special educators and for administration. We will review the…

An Educator’s Guide to Special Education Law, Second Edition

This book provides a complete and comprehensive account of the legal and administrative issues arising from the special education process. It details changes to the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Education Act and how the changes impact upon educators. It also updates case law generated by the courts, the Special Education Tribunal and the…