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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. […]
October 11, 2018
Can Fidget Devices Help Attention and Scores in School? | Los Angeles Special Education

Can Fidget Devices Help Attention and Scores in School?

Fidget devices and such popular tools as spinners have gained plenty of press time lately as they suddenly became incredibly popular among students of all ages. […]
October 4, 2018

Creating a Relationship with Your Child’s Special Education Teacher

Relationships are one of the most important parts of life because they foster a sense of community and help people work together in teams. Nowhere is […]
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 24, 2018
What Are Related Services? | Los Angeles Special Education Legal Representation

What Are Related Services?

At the beginning of each school year, parents and teachers are presented with an IEP for each special education child. One important part that parents should […]
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 […]
August 27, 2018
Short-Term versus Long-Term Planning | Los Angeles Special Education

Short-Term versus Long-Term Planning

Both short-term and long-term planning have a place in special education planning. However, you may see only one type of planning being used for your child. […]
July 27, 2018
How to Pick the Right School for Your Special Needs Child | Los Angeles Special Education

How to Pick the Right School for Your Special Needs Child

If you have recently moved to the area or are wanting to change schools for another reason, it may seem easiest to choose the closest school […]
July 13, 2018
How to Prepare Your Child for an Evaluation | Los Angeles Special Education

How to Prepare Your Child for an Evaluation

Before your school-age child can be set up with an IEP or special education services, he or she must be evaluated to prove that there are […]
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 […]