In January 2013, the US Department of Education clarified schools’ obligation to provide equal opportunity for students with disabilities to participate in extracurricular activities, particularly youth sports.
Although the Department seems to have spelled it out pretty clearly on paper, what will this actually look like in real life?
As a youth sports coach, or a parent of a child with a disability, what do you think of this new law? How can it be enforced in a way that benefits all kids and keeps them safe?
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