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There are many, many resources available to help people with disabilities, their families, and educators navigate the education system. You can also contact DRM if you need more help finding a resource. Here are some books, websites, and organizations you should look at: 


  • Randy Chapman, The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law (Disability Law Colorado 3rd ed. 2015)
  • Melissa L. Farall, et al., All About Tests and Assessments (Harbor House Law Press 2014)
  • Pam Wright & Pete Wright, From Emotions to Advocacy (Harbor House Law Press 2d ed., 2014) This book is a must have for any parent or parent advocate.
  • Peter W.D. Wright & Pamela Darr Wright, Special Education Law (Harbor House Law Press 2d ed., 2014)

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The Education section of the DRM website was supported in part by a generous grant from the Montana Justice Foundation.


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