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August 21, 2019

NAV Supports End Of Court Oversight Over LAUSD Special Education Services

Newman Aaronson Vanaman LLP has been counsel for the Plaintiff class in the Chanda Smith Lawsuit for more than 20 years. In 1996, Newman Aaronson Vanaman […]
August 17, 2019
The Benefits of Having an Evaluation | LA County Special Education

The Benefits of Having an Evaluation

It can feel harrowing to have your child go through his first evaluation for special education services. Neither of you may know what to expect, and […]
August 10, 2019
Repeating Grades | LA County Special Education Representation

Preparing for Fourth Grade and Beyond

Although fourth grade may seem just about the same as third grade at first glance, there are actually some major changes to be aware of in […]
July 26, 2019
Repeating Grades | LA County Special Education Representation

Repeating Grades

The news from the school district that your child needs to repeat a grade can seem disheartening. After all, you have put a great deal of […]

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April 26, 2019
Making Time for Therapy in a Busy Schedule | LA County Special Education

Making Time for Therapy in a Busy Schedule

Families with special needs children are routinely busy. Not only do they have the usual activities of school and extracurricular activities, but also they must grapple […]
April 20, 2019

Tips for Special Needs Caregivers

Caregivers of special needs children often feel beaten down by their many responsibilities. They may feel as if no one understands what they are going through […]
July 11, 2018
Planning for the First IEP Meeting | Los Angeles Special Education

Planning for the First IEP Meeting

IEP meetings are held at least once per year for every special needs student in the school district. This meeting will include the parents, the teachers […]
June 29, 2018
How Does Divorce Affect Special Needs Planning? | Los Angeles Special Education

How Does Divorce Affect Special Needs Planning?

Divorce can be hugely difficult for any family to navigate and is doubly so when special needs children are involved. Whereas most children of divorce must […]
April 13, 2018
Music Therapy in Special Education | Los Angeles Special Education

Avoid Classic Financial Planning Mistakes for Your Special Needs Child

While there are many things to consider when caring for your special needs child, financial planning is often the area most fraught with worry for many […]
March 30, 2018
How to Make Homeschooling Really Work for the Special Needs Child

How to Make Homeschooling Really Work for the Special Needs Child

When it comes to schooling your special needs child, you have many options. Public schooling is often the most viable choice for many children because of […]
March 23, 2018
Minimizing Issues with Extended Family | Los Angeles Special Education

Minimizing Issues with Extended Family

As much as you may love your extended family, they may pose some problems for you when it comes to providing for your special needs child. […]
September 18, 2017
Getting Extended Family Involved | Los Angeles County Special Education

Getting Extended Family Involved

One of the biggest hurdles for parents when it comes to caring for their special needs children are getting the extended family on board with their […]
July 21, 2017
Navigating the Change from Elementary School to Middle School | NAV Law

Navigating the Change from Elementary School to Middle School

Any child making the change from elementary to middle school is bound to be filled with trepidation the summer prior to heading into the next grade. […]
July 14, 2017
Reducing Stress at Home for Parents with Special Needs Children | NAV Law

Reducing Stress at Home for Parents with Special Needs Children

It is no secret that parents of special needs children face far more numerous stressors than other parents do. It can be downright exhausting to manage […]