Special Education Blog

May 28, 2020

Parents frequently ask me about the Disability Classification on their children's IEPs.  This is usually found at the top of the first page.  They ask whether it matters what their child is classified under.  Before addressing this issue, we need to understand how clas...

January 7, 2019

Parents often ask me about getting their school districts to pay for private evaluations.  Sometimes their districts ignore their requests for evaluations, don’t evaluate their children in all the areas they should, or just conduct inadequate evaluations.  I’ve written...

November 8, 2018

Parents often ask me how much they should disclose at Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings.  Should they “play it close to the vest” and not tip off the CSE of their intentions?”  Maybe they have an independent evaluation that shows their child needs additiona...

August 3, 2016

In my prior post, I discussed the new OCR guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ("ADHD") with equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”).  I...

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