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January 18, 2020
Meeting New People and Building Friendships | LA County Special Education

Meeting New People and Building Friendships

For many special needs children, it is quite challenging to make new friends. This is particularly true for children who have problems with communication or who […]
January 11, 2020
Keeping Children Active in the Winter | LA County Special Education

Keeping Children Active in the Winter

The generally mild California weather usually helps parents get their children outside during much of the winter months despite the increased coolness in the air. Most […]
December 28, 2019
Helping the Child Who Dreads Holiday Breaks | LA Special Education

Helping the Child Who Dreads Holiday Breaks

While most children look forward to holiday breaks with great anticipation, there are some who dread these days away from school. They may fear that they […]
December 21, 2019
Stay Calm and Carry On | LA County Special Education Planning

Stay Calm and Carry On

With the winter break swiftly approaching or in full swing depending on your district’s calendar, you have probably experienced for yourself just how crazy school breaks […]

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December 7, 2019
Is the U.S. School System Failing Special Needs Students? | LA Special Education

Is the U.S. School System Failing Special Needs Students?

Many special needs families are told in not so many words that they should not hold out too much hope for the future of their children. […]
November 30, 2019
Financial Planning Concerns with Special Needs | LA Special Education

Financial Planning Concerns with Special Needs

When it comes to financial planning, it never hurts to be ahead of the game. You never know when the unexpected could strike in your family. […]
September 7, 2019
Tips for Keeping Communication Logs | LA County Special Education

Tips for Keeping Communication Logs

Sending your young child off to kindergarten or elementary school can be difficult as you know that she will be away from you and spending more […]
August 31, 2019
Private Evaluations | LA County Special Education Plans

Private Evaluations

An evaluation is required before your child can receive any special education services in school. Most of the time, your child’s evaluation will be performed by […]
July 20, 2019
Preparing Your Child for an Evaluation | LA County Special Education

Preparing Your Child for an Evaluation

Whether your child is going to be having an evaluation at school or is having an independent evaluation, you should definitely do some explaining before the […]
July 13, 2019
Evaluations and Labels | LA County Special Education Representation

Evaluations and Labels

If your child is just about to start school for the first time this upcoming school year, but you are concerned that he may struggle, you […]
January 30, 2019
Test-Taking Tips for Special Education Students | Los Angeles County Special Education

Test-Taking Tips for Special Education Students

Tests can be anxiety-provoking for even the best students, but they can be particularly problematic and even traumatic for special education students who may struggle with […]
November 12, 2018
Education Without an IEP | Los Angeles Family Legal Representation

Education Without an IEP

Many children struggle in school, but not all of them are given IEPs. The reasons for this are numerous. For example, some school districts seem stingier […]
October 1, 2018
Modifications versus Accommodations | Los Angeles Special Education

Modifications versus Accommodations

When parents start looking into special education laws and resources, they most likely feel inundated with a whole new language. There are many terms with which […]
September 7, 2018

The Art of Negotiation

In the ideal world, parents of special needs students would get the perfect IEPs and extra services for their children and be satisfied with what the […]