Wrightslaw Training in Sturbridge, MA on September 29th

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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by HMEA’s Autism Resource Central. Conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, a Wrightslaw Continue Reading →

Justice Department Settles with Florida District in Class Removals Discrimination Case

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On August 3, 2021, the Department of Justice reached a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with Volusia County Schools (Florida) to address allegations that the district punished Continue Reading →

Can Parents Demand a Member of the IEP Team be Excluded?

The Guidance Counselor ignored our parental consent form and conducted tests on our daughter against our written instructions, even though she signed the form acknowledging our wishes and concerns. Our Continue Reading →

Must Services in the IEP be Provided by a Special Ed Teacher?

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“My 10-year-old with Downs Syndrome made no progress in reading over the last 4-5 years. A reading specialist evaluated her and recommended a different reading program. The school agreed to Continue Reading →

Identifying and Meeting a Child’s Language Needs

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“We adopted our son from another country three years ago. He is now nine years old, in the 3rd grade. He did not speak English when he arrived in this Continue Reading →