Our law firm solely focuses its practice on the representation of children and their families regarding special education law. Our practice serves children with a full spectrum of minor and major needs and disabilities.
Every case is approached individually to meet the child’s very specific and unique requirements. With our background and experience, we can help you to identify shortcomings where your child’s rights are being neglected, overlooked or fulfilled in less than an acceptable or legally mandated manner.
We represent the parents and child throughout the child’s eligibility for special education resources and services. In California, this period starts when the child turns 3 years of age and ends at the age of 22 years old.
Our practice is also dedicated to assist families in acquiring services from the Regional Center for children ages 0 to 36 months. We will aid you in obtaining early intervention services and with the transition from Regional Center services to the School District.
We can help you with the Individualized Education Programs (IEP), the Mediation/Informal Resolution Sessions, Due Process Proceedings, Obtaining services pursuant to Section 504 and obtaining Early Intervention/Regional Center services, IFSP: Individual Family Service Plans and IPP: Individual Program Plans.
Below is a specific list of some of the areas where we can help:
• Educational Document and Case Reviews
• Initial referrals
• Letters to School Districts
• Referrals for evaluation and services
• Requesting School Records
• Requesting an assessment or an IEP meeting.
• Preparing for an IEP eligibility meeting or an annual review.
• Advocacy at IEP meeting (parents must notify the school district prior to the meeting if they intend to bring an attorney).
• Requesting, preparing for and attending Mediations.
• Requesting, preparing for and representing parents at Due Process Hearings. (Office of Administrative Hearings)
• Preparing a complaint for parents to file with the proper state agency.
• Filing appeals and representing parents in court.
• Representation at Fair Hearing Regional center process
• Reimbursement requests
• Compliance Complaints when the district fails to provide services
• OCR Complaints when the district violates your child’s civil rights
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