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January 19, 2018
Can I Reject My Child’s IEP? | Los Angeles County Special Education

Can I Reject My Child’s IEP?

Many parents feel as though they have no say over their child’s IEP. While they are invited to IEP meetings, they often feel powerless to effect […]
January 12, 2018
Is Special Education Just about Passing Grades? | Los Angeles County IEP

Is Special Education Just about Passing Grades?

So much emphasis is often placed on special education students to succeed academically in school. This is certainly important because good grades are a huge part […]
January 5, 2018
Dyslexia and Inadequate Services | Los Angeles County Special Education

What Is “Stay Put”?

As a parent of a special needs child, you may have avoided disputing an Individualized Educational Plan simply because you were concerned that your child would […]
December 22, 2017
Dyslexia and Inadequate Services | Los Angeles County Special Education

Dyslexia and Inadequate Services

The first step in getting a child approved for special education services in the local school district is to go through a thorough assessment. This is […]

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September 11, 2017

International Ataxia Awareness Day

On Monday, September 25, 2017, people around the world will dedicate the day as International Ataxia Awareness Day. Organizations around the world promoting a better awareness […]
May 8, 2017
Best Educational Apps for Special Needs Children | Los Angeles Legal Representation

May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

In May, practitioners and families across the United States celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month. Many special needs children have difficulties with hearing, speech or both […]
February 3, 2017
Sensory Gyms for Children with Special Needs | Los Angeles Education Plans

What Is Rare Disease Day?

Often thought of merely as a disease one has never before heard of, rare diseases actually encompass a variety of disorders that are often seen in […]
January 27, 2017
Sensory Gyms for Children with Special Needs | Los Angeles Education Plans

Sensory Gyms for Children with Special Needs

A sensory gym is a place that can be used by children who struggle with over-stimulation or under-stimulation. Often, these children have been diagnosed with autism […]
July 19, 2016
Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act | Special Education Representation

Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed in July 1990, and this month we celebrate the 26th anniversary of this remarkable legal decision. While much work […]
January 18, 2015
The Psychology of Lowered Expectations

Fundamental Attribution Error: The Psychology of Lowered Expectations

So when it feels like your student’s teachers and administrators seem to be “blaming” them for their behaviors and performance, and completely discounting environmental factors, know […]