Leveling the Playing Field for Parents – IDEA Fairness Restoration Act

On March 17, 2011, federal legislation was introduced to allow parents to recover expert witness fees in due process hearings and litigation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. “This Continue Reading →

School Attorney at IEP Meeting – Parents Walk Out!

I am an attorney practicing Special Education. I do not attend IEP meetings. We have an advocacy service and an advocate attends IEP meetings with parents. In our district, when Continue Reading →

School Evaluations: Should schools provide parents with a copy before an IEP meeting?

Update: OSEP Letter to Anonymous, September 9, 2019. Question: Is it best practice to withhold an educational report from the student, parent, guardian, a special education teacher,or another IEP Team Continue Reading →