Tag Archives: Duly Constituted IEP Team

You’re Not Invited

Published on December 15, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

How is it that, in disputes between parents and school districts, whenever an IEP Team Member starts to align their recommendations with the parents’ position, they suddenly stop getting invited to that child’s IEP Meetings?  In my Connecticut special education law practice, I see this all the time. Example 1:  the parents believe that their […]

Decisions, Decisions…And Why An IEP Team Must Be Able to Make Them!

Published on June 7, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

How many times have you attended an IEP Team Meeting for your child with special education needs, and requested a service or evaluation, only to be told “well, we’ll have to check with the special education director and get back to you” or “that’s not a decision that I can make” or “I don’t know […]