Posts Tagged ‘IEP’

  • Before and After School Activities – Special Education Law

    Dec 1, 17 • 1193 Views • NewsroomNo Comments

    Before and After School Activities What supports must a school provide? by Diane Wiscarson and Kelsey Coulter, Attorneys at Wiscarson Law After-school clubs, sports teams, carnivals, dances, and other non-academic activities are often a fun reprieve for...

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    Transportation and Special Education Students

    Jun 30, 17 • 1049 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Transportation and Special Education Students

    Transportation and Special Education Students   What rights do students have?  By Diane Wiscarson, Attorney at Law  – School transportation is frequently a source of confusion, and even frustration, for students with Individual Education Programs...

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    Autism Service Animals – Required in the IEP? NOT!

    Apr 24, 17 • 1098 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Autism Service Animals – Required in the IEP? NOT!

    Autism Service Animals – Required in the IEP? NOT! Which law applies? ADA or IDEA? By Diane Wiscarson, Esq. Service animals, usually dogs, can provide excellent support for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other disabilities. Service animals...

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    Bridging the Gap to Help Teachers Get to Know Your Child

    Sep 25, 16 • 1159 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Bridging the Gap to Help Teachers Get to Know Your Child

    by Tara O’Gorman, MSW – As the start to the new school year approaches, those familiar feelings begin to creep up.  For parents of children on the autism spectrum, there are mixed feelings of fear, anxiety, dread, excitement, and hope.  If the...