Monthly Archives: August 2009

IDEA’s 10 Day Notice Requirement

Published on August 6, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

microsoft antivirus software It’s hard to believe, but the new school year is almost upon us.  If you have a child with a disability, and you have decided to send him to a private school this year to meet his special education needs, you need to make sure that you have given your school district […]

Ruffled Feathers

Published on August 4, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

I’ve had one of those weeks where my outspoken nature and strong views on what is happening (or not happening) in special education in general, and disability rights law in particular, have ruffled a few feathers.  I’ve gotten comments both on and off of my blog that suggest that I am overly opinionated; a prospective […]

Top 5 Tips for Reviewing School Evaluations, Tip 5

Published on August 2, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

I am by no means a psychiatrist, psychologist, school psychologist, special education teacher, or related service provider.  I am not licensed or trained in administering any of the test typically given to students with disabilities in our public schools.  However, over the many years I have been representing children with special education needs in my […]