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Special Education Rule Changes - What does this Mean for Families?
Vermont Special Education Rule Changes were scheduled to take effect July 2022. However, the Vermont Legislature passed Education Bill H.716, which includes a one-year partial delay of the Special Education Rules. The changes that will take effect this year are the definition of special education services and increased parent voice in the IEP process. The Rule changes involving adverse effect and the addition of functional performance; and the elimination of the discrepancy model will be delayed until July 2023.

- Cammie M Naylor (she/her), MSW, Esq. is a Staff Attorney with the Disability Law Project at Vermont Legal Aid, Inc. She is a graduate of Clemson University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Vermont Law School. As a former children’s therapist, Cammie has advocated for the needs of children and their families since long before joining Vermont Legal Aid as an attorney in 2017. She has a deep passion for protecting the rights of children and advocating within spaces where a child’s needs and rights intersect. Cammie dedicates approximately half her time to advocating for children with disabilities regarding their rights in schools, and the other half advocating for other individuals with disabilities who are facing legal problems like access to health care or discrimination because of their disabilities. When not advocating for the rights of individuals with disabilities Cammie is a toddler parent, avid baker, leisure reader, and barre enthusiast.

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Jul 7, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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