"Hi Cindy. Nicole Turman brought up this exact issue for the Arc of Pa. Education Committee to discuss. I told her that I think this really should be challenged, legally. But for the word "placement", I would not have trouble with the…"
"The HIPAA excuse was pretty obscure and made absolutely no sense. It involved a claim that somehow visitors would be privy to health information simply by visiting the classroom. As far as I know, it only happened in one district, and has not…"
"Hi Janet. It's Paula. The last time I dealt with this issue, parents (including myself) were being told that "privacy laws"-- FERPA and HIPAA-- were precluding parents from observing students "in action" in the classroom.…"