School districts can use tax dollars to employ and pay for psychologists and other technical experts.
Few parents can afford the thousands of dollars needed to pay for expert testimony that is necessary to prevail in IDEA due process hearings and litigation. Parents have fewer resources and yet must bear a greater financial burden.
Please call your Congressional Representative on Thursday, July 9. Ask him or her to co-sponsor the IDEA Fairness Restoration Act, H.R. 2740.
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate you'll find out why the IDEA Fairness Restoration Act is so important, how it impacts families, and what you can do to call-in, sign-on and support H.R.2740.
Please don't hesitate to forward this issue to other friends, families, or colleagues. Ask them to take action too!
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