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Test Accommodations Lawyer


Do you want to take a high-stakes entrance exam, but something is holding you back from doing your best?  I can help.  I've successfully gotten accommodations, such as extended time, for dozens of high school, college and graduate students Nationwide and can help you avoid common pitfalls.  Standardized testing boards, such as the ACT, SAT, LSAT, and MCAT, respond positively to my highly personalized legal advocacy.  My approach is to create a very thorough historical profile for my clients and is based on my first hand experience as a high-achiever with learning disabilities who was diagnosed late in my academic [...]

Test Accommodations Lawyer2019-03-16T16:54:32+00:00

The Common Core and Disadvantaged Learners – Does NY Have Some Answers?


The short answer is a resounding, YES.  As you may have heard, after New York announced that their test scores under the Common Core dropped a full 30 percent, Obama's Secretary of Education notoriously singled-out "white suburban moms" as particularly vociferous opponents of the Common Core standards - which are coming soon to a school near you. Secretary Duncan, in trying to belittle their maternal opposition, went on to say that these moms oppose the higher standards because "all of a sudden their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn't quite as good as they [...]

The Common Core and Disadvantaged Learners – Does NY Have Some Answers?2014-02-07T12:41:00+00:00

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 governed by a whole different set of laws, than getting accommodations in public grade school. When a parent of a disabled child come to me for help getting accommodations on these exams, here are some of the key questions I ask (none of which are determinative in and of themselves): 1.  When was your child diagnosed with a disability? 2.  Has your child been getting accommodations for tests in school? 3.  [...]

Accommodations for Entrance Exams. . .2008-12-02T12:09:57+00:00