Special Education

August 31, 2019
Private Evaluations | LA County Special Education Plans

Private Evaluations

An evaluation is required before your child can receive any special education services in school. Most of the time, your child’s evaluation will be performed by […]
August 24, 2019
Back-to-School Organization | LA County Special Education Plans

Back-to-School Organization

Back-to-school season is a harried time for even the most organized parent. Having a special education child can make this season even more difficult as you […]
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 […]

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January 18, 2019
Play in the Classroom | Los Angeles County Special Education Plan

Play in the Classroom

It can be tempting for parents and teachers to think of classrooms only as being places where learning should take place. Therefore, teachers ensure that every […]
January 15, 2019
The Best Seating for Special Education | Los Angeles Special Education Plan

The Best Seating for Special Education

Traditional seating is so last decade for many classrooms in all grades throughout many districts. However, new and innovative seating is often up to the district […]
December 31, 2018
Inclusion Outside the Classroom | Los Angeles Special Education Plan

Inclusion Outside the Classroom

When parents hear the word “inclusion,” they most frequently think of classroom settings where both special education students and their peers are included. However, inclusion is […]
December 21, 2018
How the Inclusive Classroom Should Look | Los Angeles Special Education

How the Inclusive Classroom Should Look

An inclusive classroom is one that includes both special education students as well as their peers who do not need special help. Research has shown that […]
December 20, 2018
Report Cards and Transcripts | Los Angeles Special Education Planning

Report Cards and Transcripts

Report cards and transcripts are either the joy or the affliction of every parent with school-age children. For the academically-inclined child, these reports can be like […]
December 10, 2018
Skills Special Needs Students Need to Succeed | Los Angeles Special Education

Skills Special Needs Students Need to Succeed

Special needs students are often faced with greater challenges than their peers in general classrooms are. They are often asked to perform at much the same […]
November 26, 2018
Does Your Child Need More Breaks? | Los Angeles Special Education

Does Your Child Need More Breaks?

Regular breaks are a part of any good school day. However, while some children seem to take advantage of this process by taking bathroom breaks every […]
November 19, 2018
Visual Learning for Special Education Students | Los Angeles IEP

Visual Learning for Special Education Students

There are three major ways that most people learn. Some learn by reading, some learn by doing and others learn by watching. Visual learning supports can […]
November 12, 2018
Education Without an IEP | Los Angeles Family Legal Representation

Education Without an IEP

Many children struggle in school, but not all of them are given IEPs. The reasons for this are numerous. For example, some school districts seem stingier […]
November 5, 2018
Recognizing Truth | Los Angeles Special Education Legal Representation

Recognizing Truth

By this point in the school year, some parents may have already discovered that they are not completely happy with their child’s IEP. They may feel […]