Do you have concerns regarding your child’s Individual Education Plan or 504 Plan?
Ruder Law is a Pittsburgh law firm that represents parents of students with disabilities in school matters throughout Western Pennsylvania. Ruder Law attorneys will talk about the Ten Things You Need to Know about Special Education and then offer free private sessions where you can consult with a special education lawyer about your child’s specific issues in depth.
Please bring your child’s most recent Evaluation Report, IEP, Section 504 Plan and any other paperwork you feel to be important.
Some Areas of Concern May be…
Identifying your child as eligible for special education services under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
Obtaining the specialized instruction needed to provide FAPE (a free and appropriate public education)
Your child’s school not following his/her IEP or 504 accommodations/goals
Securing necessary supportive services, such as one-on-one aides or behavioral supports
Ensuring an educational placement with typical peers in the least restrictive environment (LRE)
Addressing disciplinary problems in manifestation determination meetings and expulsion proceedings
Obtaining compensatory education funds for past deprivations of FAPE
Pursuing reimbursement for private school placements
Stopping bullying and disability-based harassment within the school
Litigating disability discrimination and retaliation claims
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