Win in Federal Court for Special Needs Kids!

Today our triplet clients had another huge win against the Miami-Dade County School District – the fourth largest in the country.  We’re so thrilled to report that Judge Joan Lenard of Continue Reading →

Making School Work, PL Files Federal Complaint on Behalf of Students with LD and ADHD

Three students, who are triplets suffering from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Learning Disabilities (LD), have filed suit against Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) claiming school officials at the Marine Academy Continue Reading →

The Promising Future of Virtual SpEd

In my role as a special education advocate working primarily in Miami-Dade – the fourth largest public school district in the country – I’ve participated in hundreds of school meetings.  Continue Reading →

Can the ADA Help Your Child in School? Yes, Now More Than Ever!

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably heard of the ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act – that’s the landmark piece of civil rights 1990 legislation which requires wheelchair accessible Continue Reading →

Accommodations in Grades K-12. How to Navigate the Public System. . .

  Once the psycho-educational evaluation of your son or daughter is complete (See this post for more details on getting an evaluation), if a disability is found the next step Continue Reading →

Accommodations for Entrance Exams. . .

Getting accommodations from the College Board (which administers the SAT, AP exams and others) or from any other standardized testing or professional licensing boards, is even more difficult, and is Continue Reading →