In the recent Endrew decision, the court calls for creative collaboration between schools and parents of children with special needs. How does this impact employer? (Photo: iStock)

It’s hard to believe that it wasn’t until the mid-1970s that children with disabilities even had the right to attend public school. Conferred only after several ground-breaking Supreme Court cases, and the passage of The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (the EHA), this right entitled access to enter through the school’s doors. There was little in the Supreme Court rulings or the EHA to indicate that children with disabilities had the right to receive a quality education.

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