As a parent, you may be wondering whether you truly need an attorney to assist you with your child’s education law needs. As an attorney, I always inform parents that their idea of what is “best” for their child may not always align with the school or the school district’s idea of what is “best” for their child.
Special Education is a term that is often associated with thoughts of confusion and misunderstanding. As an education attorney, one of my primary objectives is to dispel some of the myths that are associated with special education.
What are your rights as a student or a parent? What recourse do you have if those rights are violated or ignored? The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantees certain rights to students and parents.
The school year has officially come to an end! However, your child may be eligible to receive extended school year services (ESY) if he or she receives special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).