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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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March 17, 2017
Celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month | Los Angeles Law

Celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Every March, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is celebrated across the country in schools, homes, businesses and clinics. This special celebration was begun by President Ronald Reagan […]
March 10, 2017
Transition Guide to Adulthood Published by U.S. Department of Education

Transition Guide to Adulthood Published by U.S. Department of Education

Although this discussion may not come into play for many years in special needs families, the idea of transitioning from high school into adulthood is one […]
March 3, 2017
Learning More about Special Needs Trusts | Los Angeles Legal Representation

Learning More about Special Needs Trusts

Special needs trusts are often set up on behalf of a disabled or mentally challenged client who is called the beneficiary. Most of the time, a […]
February 24, 2017

The Importance of Endrew F. v Douglas

While not widely talked about across the country, numerous legal advisors and lawyers in the United States are closely following the case of Endrew F. v […]
July 12, 2016
Supported Decision Making and Special Needs Teens | Los Angeles Education

Supported Decision Making and Special Needs Teens

While so much of the legal aspect of special needs individuals focuses on children these days, teenagers are also desperately in need of advice, help, and […]
July 6, 2016
Summer Vacations with Special Needs Children | Los Angeles County Education

Summer Vacations with Special Needs Children

Many Los Angeles County parents can look back at their childhood summers and remember vacations that they took as a family. Perhaps some visited a specific […]
June 21, 2016
The Importance and Achievability of Teaching Handwriting in Special Education Settings

The Importance and Achievability of Teaching Handwriting in Special Education Settings

Handwriting was once one of the three main subjects taught in schoolhouses along with reading and arithmetic. For centuries, it was vital for properly educated children […]
June 14, 2016
How to Help Special Needs Children Find Friends

How to Help Special Needs Children Find Friends

Several other opportunities exist for special needs children who are looking for support and friendship. Support groups can be found around the country for families struggling […]