Tag Archives: due process rights

Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs)

Published on April 28, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

One of the most important safeguards which exists in the IDEA for parents of children with disabilities is the right to ask for an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE). While special education administrators hate it when I point it out, district personnel have a vested interest in the outcome of testing. If the testing indicates that […]

Common Legal Mistakes Parents of Children with Special Education Needs Make, But Can Avoid: Part VII

Published on April 27, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Part seven in the Series:  Unfortunately, prevailing in a legal dispute against your school district is very difficult, so if you can avoid some common traps, why not just avoid them? If you’ve already done one of these things, don’t give up hope, but do try to rectify the situation. If you haven’t done any […]