Legal issues involving special education are remarkably complex. Under the law, your child is entitled to a “free and appropriate” public education, but schools have a great deal of discretion in determining just what those words mean.
Special education issues are often a persistent problem for the students who do qualify for services. If you do see a need for help, consult me as soon as possible to determine your options. In an era of tightening budgets, many districts are consolidating their programs and restricting the eligibility requirements for students with special needs. Legal assistance may help resolve these nagging issues.