January 16, 2019

School Discipline and Students with Disabilities: Short-Term Suspensions

For general education students, school discipline can be quite unforgiving.  The only real rights they have with respect to suspensions of 10 days or less are […]
January 1, 2019

Legal Right to an Inclusive Education in California

If district members of your child’s IEP team are attempting to force your child out of the general education setting, there are ways to fight such […]
December 31, 2018
Inclusion Outside the Classroom | Los Angeles Special Education Plan

Inclusion Outside the Classroom

When parents hear the word “inclusion,” they most frequently think of classroom settings where both special education students and their peers are included. However, inclusion is […]
December 21, 2018
How the Inclusive Classroom Should Look | Los Angeles Special Education

How the Inclusive Classroom Should Look

An inclusive classroom is one that includes both special education students as well as their peers who do not need special help. Research has shown that […]

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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 […]
February 23, 2018
3 Reasons Why IEP Goals Are Repeated | Los Angeles Special Education

3 Reasons Why IEP Goals Are Repeated

Every year, your special education student will be given a new IEP. This will set forth goals that the child is expected to meet during the […]
February 2, 2018
The Differences between Evaluations and Assessments | Los Angeles Special Education

The Differences between Evaluations and Assessments

Did you know that evaluations and assessments are different when it comes to your special education child? While these terms may seem synonymous, it is vital […]
January 20, 2017
What Is a Transition Coordinator? | Los Angeles Education Legal Representation

What Is a Transition Coordinator?

A transition coordinator is provided by every public school offering education to special needs students and may be found in many private schools as well. The […]