Your Special Education Rights What Your School District Won't Tell You Jennifer Laviano, Julie Swanson
 
Hardback
9781510719392
$24.99
Jennifer Laviano and Julie Swanson, a high-profile special education attorney and a special education advocate, tell parents of students with disabilities how to navigate their school system to get the services they need for their children.

The authors demystify the federal laws that govern the rights of public school children with disabilities and explain how school districts often ignore or circumvent these laws. They explain the often sordid politics of special education, exposing truths like the fact that teachers are under extraordinary pressure not to spend resources on costly services. Most importantly, they show parents how to get the services their children are entitled to and make the system work for them.

Many parents don’t know they can:
Ask the school for an evaluation of their child
Get a second opinion if they disagree with the school’s testing
Request parental counseling and training (to help understand their child’s disability and child development, for example)
And so much more
Complete with checklists and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Your Special Education Rights provides parents with the substantive information they need and the practical strategies that work.
TitleYour Special Education Rights
SubtitleWhat Your School District Won't Tell You
AuthorJennifer Laviano, Julie Swanson
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published15 August 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781510719392
Pages160
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Jennifer Laviano is a special education attorney in private practice in Connecticut. Her firm's representation of children with special needs encompasses the full spectrum of advocacy under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504, from attendance at IEP team meetings and mediation to litigation in due process hearings and federal court. She is a regular presenter on the subject of the special legal rights of children with disabilities and their entitlement to receive a free and appropriate education and to be free from disability-based discrimination.

Julie Swanson is a disability specialist with a professional advocacy practice in Connecticut. She entered the field as a result of advocating on behalf of her son, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of two.

ISBNs: 9781510719392 978-1-5107-1939-2 Title: your special education rights category:EDU 
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