Melissa: Our daughter was adopted from India at age 4. On her Kindergarten enrollment form we put 2 foreign languages down as her first languages. I have a copy of Continue Reading →
Lenore: Several years ago I recall reading on wrightslaw.com website that if a parent suspected autism to be a handicapping condition, then the school district needed to select an evaluator Continue Reading →
Heather: I need advice on the best public elementary schools in Bergen County, NJ for being dyslexia friendly with accommodations and providing remediation.
Tiffani: I was told my son’s counselor can not come during “certain” times to observe him at school. Is this true?
Vanessa: How long is consent to re evaluate valid for?
Martha: Does the FERPA law prohibit parents from observing their special needs child during class if they are taking a test with the inclusion teacher or homeroom teacher?
Erica: Is a DSM diagnosis required to document the request for accommodations on the ACT/SAT?
Tera: I live in Oregon. I have requested my sons school to test him for learning disabilities which they did and said they needed to retest due to attendance, which Continue Reading →
Linda: Do IEP meetings have to take place between the hours of 7a.m. and 2:30p.m.? I am of the understanding that IDEA states a mutual time and place.
LJ: When my child’s SPED teacher is absent/has a meeting/is ill, he doesn’t get pulled for services, nor does he get in class services. At this point, he has missed Continue Reading →