Special Education Lawyers

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Special education is instruction that is specially designed to meet the needs of a child with a disability

Is my Child Eligible for Special Education?

Children ages 3 through 21 who have any of the following disabilities are eligible for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA): 

What Rights Do my Child and I Have to Special Education?

IDEA gives families of disabled students the right to: 

Laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coincide with the  to protect the civil rights of disabled students.  The ADA also extends protection to college and graduate students.  Furthermore, your state may have enacted more laws protecting the education rights of disabled children.  These additional rights vary from state to state.

What Should I Do if My Child's Rights to Special Education Have Been Violated?

If you think your child's rights to special education have been violated, you might want to speak to a lawyer specializing in civil rights. A lawyer will help you understand the law and can work to make sure your child's educational needs are met.

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Last Modified: 01-14-2014 11:09 AM PST

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