A Blog for California Lawyers

Category Archives: California Special Needs Law

Special education due process hearing

What happens when you have your IEP meeting and the school doesn’t give your child what you want? Do you give up or is there way to fight their decision? The answer is yes, you can fight their decision. You can take it to a due process hearing. This hearing is basically a trial whereContinue Reading

How to Prepare for an IEP Meeting

Studies have shown that one in six children are diagnosed with a developmental disability. IEP meetings are the only way to get the special accommodations needed so that your child can have a proper education. Failing to prepare for these meetings can disqualify you from having important accommodations and services. Here is a typical IEP meeting checklist followedContinue Reading