AN AFFILIATE OF THE LIFE SPAN INSTITUTE & THE DEPT. OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

Beach Center on Disability

Disability Policy

Disability policy research consists of analysis of statutes, regulations, and decisions of federal and state courts (collectively, "law/policy on the books") and of the practices and procedures that professionals, families, and individuals affected by disability undertake in response (collective, "law/policy on the streets").

Our policy research relates principally to

Our policy research also addresses topics listed elsewhere on the Beach Center's website, namely

  • Early intervention and early education
  • Positive behavioral supports
  • Partnerships
  • Self-determination