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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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July 20, 2019
Preparing Your Child for an Evaluation | LA County Special Education

Preparing Your Child for an Evaluation

Whether your child is going to be having an evaluation at school or is having an independent evaluation, you should definitely do some explaining before the […]
June 29, 2019
Keeping Playdates Safe and Fun | LA County Education Representation

Keeping Playdates Safe and Fun

During the summer, playdates are particularly important for special needs children who may be missing the social activities that they were involved in during elementary school […]
May 24, 2019
Tips for Working with Occupational Therapists | LA County Special Education

Tips for Working with Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapy is a part of life for many special needs families. Some children begin working with these therapists before they ever head to school while […]
May 21, 2019
Get Ready for a Calm, Productive Summer Break | LA County Special Education

Get Ready for a Calm, Productive Summer Break

With summer break less than a month away for most elementary, middle school and high school students, now is the time to start considering what your […]
May 11, 2019
Tips for Working with Speech Therapists | LA County Special Education

Tips for Working with Speech Therapists

A surprising number of children have problems with speech, including children who have no other noticeable medical problems or mental delays. In fact, statistics from the […]
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 […]
February 28, 2019
Tips for Getting the Special Services You Need | LA County Education

Tips for Getting the Special Services You Need

Special education students are required by law to be provided with special services that will best help them to obtain an appropriate education in the least […]
February 25, 2019
Close Progress Monitoring Equals Better Success | LA County Education

Close Progress Monitoring Equals Better Success

With so much constantly going on with your special needs child, it can be tempting to want to take more of a hands-off approach when it […]
February 7, 2019
Getting Ready for Parent-Teacher Conferences | Los Angeles County Special Education Plan

Getting Ready for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Depending on how well your child has been doing in school, you may either be looking forward to hearing plenty of praise of your child or […]