BULLYING AND STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Bullying is a serious issue for students with disabilities. Students with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their peers.   This information sheet will provide the relevant Arkansas and federal laws on bullying; a sample letter reporting an incident of...

Sample Letter for Reporting Bullying

Date: Parent’s Name: Parent’s Address: Principal’s Name: School Address:   Dear Principal: (insert name of school principal) I am writing to report the bullying of my child, (insert child’s name, age and grade level). My child, attends (insert school name, school...

Community First Choice

If you were a person with a disability, would you want to stay in your community – doing the things you have always done – with supports like personal care, special technology or home modifications and mobility equipment?  Or would you prefer to move into an...

Statement on Passage of HB 1329

It is disappointing that the Arkansas House of Representatives voted 89-0 to put $7.7 million into an outdated facility while over 3,100 Arkansans are on an eight year waiting list for services with the passage of HB 1329. The Booneville Human Development Center...