CONGRESS WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT DISABILITIES AND SCHOOL
severson at sleepyeyetel.net
Fri Nov 3 20:56:26 PST 2000
I just received this post from another server I am on and wanted to pass it
along for anyone that may be interested. This may be of interest to some of
the younger members that are joining the amp line.
wife of amp
At 08:12 PM 11/03/2000 EST, you wrote:
>Subj: CONGRESS WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT DISABILITIES AND SCHOOL
>Professional Staff Member
>Government Reform Committee
>US House of Representatives
>BETH CLAY WOULD LIKE TO COLLECT STORIES AND STATEMENTS FROM PARENTS OF
>CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES. THEY(Congress) WANT TO KNOW THE FOLLOWING INFO:
>THE CHALLANGES YOU FACE WITH YOUR CHILDS EDUCATION.
>DO YOU HAVE TO FIGHT FOR SERVICES?
>DO YOU FEEL YOUR SCHOOL IS FOLLOWING THE IDEA LAWS?
>WHAT KIND OF PROBLEMS HAVE YOU HAD?
>HOW MUCH HAVE YOU HAD TO SPEND OUT OF POCKET BECAUSE YOUR SCHOOL WON'T
>PROVIDE THE PROPER SERVICES?
>WHAT LESSONS HAVE YOU LEARNED?
>DO YOU HAVE SUGGESTIONS FOR CONGRESS ABOUT IDEA OR ABOUT THE SCHOOL SYSTEMS?
>WHAT GOOD THINGS CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR SCHOOL SYSTEM?
>CONGRESSMAN DAN BURTON WOULD LIKE TO HOLD HEARINGS BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR
>ABOUT THE STRUGGLES PARENTS FACE WHEN THEIR CHILDREN HAVE DISABILITIES AND
>THEY HAVE TO FIGHT FOR EDUCATION.
>PLEASE SEND YOUR STORIES TO : Beth.Clay at mail.house.gov (Clay, Beth)
>**I will be out of the office from Friday, November 3 until Tuesday, November
>7. If you to need to reach me, please call my assisstant, TJ Lightle, at
>202-226-5738 or via e-mail at tj.lightle at mail.house.gov and she will assist
>you and/or contact me with your request.
>PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ANY DISABILITY LIST YOU KNOW OF OR ARE ON. WE NEED
>THESE STORIES. THANK YOU
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