Understanding the Differences between 504 Plans and IEP’s

Most parents know that 504 Plans and Individual Education Program’s (IEP’s) are educational plans developed to assist students with disabilities. However, many parents do not know the differences between these plans. It is important to understand such differences so that you are able to identify which plan is a better fit for your child and [...]

Understanding the Differences between 504 Plans and IEP’s 2017-10-06T23:04:11+00:00

My child has behavioral challenges but is not disabled. Can a special education attorney help me?

I am told my child is behaviorally disturbed but not disabled. He is constantly getting in trouble in school, and I have to take off work to take him home. Can a special education attorney help me? All too often, children with behavioral issues are labeled “bad kids” without any real inquiry into what is [...]

My child has behavioral challenges but is not disabled. Can a special education attorney help me? 2017-10-21T20:37:42+00:00

Understanding the Differences between SSDI and SSI

I. Social Security Benefits and Children with DisabilitiesI. Social Security Benefits and Children with Disabilities Many children and youth with disabilities are eligible to receive some form of Social Security, either Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI eligibility is determined based on a parent’s past work history, while SSI eligibility [...]

Understanding the Differences between SSDI and SSI 2017-10-07T23:44:37+00:00

Navigating Tuition Reimbursement

The Dilemma: It is an unfortunate reality that children with disabilities often have needs that go unmet by their public schools. When this happens, parents and caregivers are faced with the daunting task of identifying the best course of action to address the school’s shortcomings. Many questions arise during this process, but one of the [...]

Navigating Tuition Reimbursement 2017-10-21T20:38:28+00:00