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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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October 25, 2018
What Is Prior Written Notice? | Los Angeles Special Education Lawyers

What Is Prior Written Notice?

Parents who have received a prior written notice from their school districts may be filled with dismay over what this means for their special needs children. […]
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 […]
March 8, 2018
How to Manage School Meltdowns | Los Angeles Special Education

How to Manage School Meltdowns

Meltdowns happen with toddlers and young children quite often due to their underdeveloped processing systems. With special needs children, they can happen even more frequently, last […]
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 16, 2018
5 Ways to Ensure Your Special Education Student Is Not Being Bullied

5 Ways to Ensure Your Special Education Student Is Not Being Bullied

Bullying is a huge problem in many schools today, and this can be amplified for special education students. While bullying may be based on numerous factors, […]
February 9, 2018
Best Technology for a Special Education Classroom | Los Angeles Special Education

Best Technology for a Special Education Classroom

Technology is popping up more and more in all types of classrooms from elementary schools to colleges. However, one of the places where it can have […]
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 26, 2018
Top Hints That a Student Is Not Progressing | Los Angeles Special Education

Top Hints That a Student Is Not Progressing

It is not enough merely to have an IEP in place for your special education child in the public school district. Instead, to ensure that your […]
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 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 […]