Articles about Legislation

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): What It Means for Students With Disabilities and Music Educators
General Music Today (Online) (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 41-44

On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (P.L. 114-95), legislation which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and replaces the widely criticized No Child Left Behind Act. After various versions were ...

Keeping Up
Music Teacher (2016) Vol. 95, No. 4, pp. 5


The Americans With Disabilities Act and Voice Disorders: Practical Guidelines for Voice Clinicians
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 293-300

The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) resulted in changes to the legal definition of disability and substantially affected how those with voice disorders may qualify for reasonable accommodations under the law. However, there has been little ...