In Honor of Judy Heumann, International Disability Rights Advocate

The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) acknowledges with deepest sympathies the death of disability rights champion Judy Heumann.  Judy will always be remembered for her lifelong passion, commitment, and leadership in ensuring lives of quality and independence for all individuals with disabilities.  CASE joins our colleagues and the many people around the world who were impacted by Judy’s presence in mourning her loss.  

To learn more about the remarkable life and work of Judy Heumann, visit her website:

Judy Heumann’s memorial service will be held March 8, 2023 at 10:00 am (EST) with live stream available 





The Voice for Leaders in the Field of Special Education 

  • Routinely engages with federal agencies and legislators to benefit students with disabilities and provide voice to leaders in the field of special education
  • Prepares, organizes, and inspires units (subdivisions) to engage with legislators in advocacy at every level
  • Expands partnerships with fellow national organizations and other individual stakeholders


Special Education Legislative Summit (SELS)

July 9-12, 2023  

The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

SELS is an advocacy opportunity for leaders to learn more about federal legislation and meet with Members of Congress around important issues in special education. Visits on Capitol Hill take place on Tuesday, July 11th, as part of the conference.