As a nation we are filled with many questions in the face of yet another horrific tragedy caused by a devastating school shooting in Florida yesterday. This is the 18th school shooting so far this year, which claimed 17 lives in a single attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day 2018.
Only because a school district may have met their requirements under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), it does not automatically mean they have met their requirements under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). KM v. Tustin USD, 61 IDELR 182 (9th Cir 2013).
Every year, thousands of special needs children are provided an opportunity to play flag football through Pop Warner's Challenger Division. The mission of this national program is to bring the Pop Warner football experience to all children, including those with special needs. The program aims to inspire these amazing kids regardless of their disabilities, to learn about physical fitness, good sportsmanship and friendship.