Tag Archives: Special Education and Related Services

The Wheels on the Bus: Transportation Under the IDEA

Published on June 29, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Transportation for children with special education needs is crucial.  Just think about it:  virtually all kids who do not have disabilities have public transportation available to them to attend school.  NOT having it available for students with special needs blatantly separates those with disabilities from a fundamental aspect of education.  In addition, for many families, […]

The DSM-V: How Will It Impact Special Education?

Published on June 27, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

I am not even remotely a mental health professional.   I majored in English Literature and went on to become an attorney.  However, in my special education law practice in Connecticut, I brush up against psychologists and psychiatrists every day, and rely on them to let me know what, if any, disabilities my clients have, and […]