Monthly Archives: March 2009

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part II

Published on March 17, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Second in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already made this mistake, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t made this mistake, DON’T, since […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part I

Published on March 7, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

I hope you never have to get there, but there may come a time in your child’s education where you have a serious enough disagreement with your school district that you have to request a Mediation or initiate a Due Process Hearing. Parents are required to cooperate with their school districts in developing IEPs for their […]