SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW BLOG

March 15, 2018

Do you want to be able to walk into your IEP meeting composed, confident, and feeling assured by the knowledge that you know what you what to say under any circumstance?  It is possible to do this, as well as to strike the right tone, and end the meeting on your terms....

March 9, 2018

Here at Ratcliff Law, it is Week 2 of our blog series on helping to make your IEP meeting as painless as possible. Part of reaching that goal is making sure that you understand the roles of each person who will be representing your child at the meeting and how they can...

March 1, 2018

Perhaps one of the most nerve wrecking experiences for a special needs parent is receiving an envelope in the mail from their school district.  Yet, it is that time of year again when families can expect to start hearing from the district regarding IEP meetings. To tha...

January 30, 2018

It is bound to happen at some point.  Whether your child is in public or private school; whether it relates to their IEP, evaluation, or class placement; at some point you will find yourself disagreeing with the District.  How you handle these situations when they aris...

November 27, 2017

Any special needs parent in NYC will know that acronyms run rampant in this area of the law - IEP, IDEA, CSE, CPSE, RSA, OHI, CTT, ICT, SETSS, SEIT, to name only a few. Sometimes terms can be only one letter off, and yet that difference can have a major impact. This is...

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