Remedies for Kids Too Costly – BUT, a Never-ending Pot for Attorneys Fees!

In 2007, a judge ordered sanctions against MPS and remedies for kids. MPS says what the judge ordered in June 2009 will be too costly. However, “they have a never-ending Continue Reading →

Teacher Fired, Isolation Room Closed, Lawsuit Pending

The following video (taken from a school surveillance tape) is a shocking report of videotaped abuse of a 14 year old boy who has autism. [Video no longer available] This Continue Reading →

OSEP Publishes Revised Q/A on Discipline

The implementing federal special education regulations for IDEA 2004 became effective in October 2006. Additional regulations were published in December 2008. In June 2009, OSEP published a revised series of Continue Reading →

Getting Help for a Child with a Behavior Disorder

My son is in the 10th grade. He has a behavior disorder and he can’t control himself at times. The school does not understand when he gets agitated and angry. Continue Reading →

Bullying, Discipline, & Confidentiality: Who’s the Victim?

A special education teacher asked a question about a student’s right to confidentiality after being disciplined by the school. It is a good example of how changing the facts in Continue Reading →

Strategies – When the Juvenile Justice System Operates on “Blind Trust”

What can a juvenile do if a juvenile court judge operates on “blind trust” with regard to the school system? Doesn’t the court have to be told the student has Continue Reading →