Increasing the dialogue among stakeholders in New Jersey’s special education system

Q&A: Understanding Independent Educational Evaluations

By Ira M. Fingles, Esq. Q: What is an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)? A: Independent educational evaluations are one of the parents’ most powerful rights in the special education system. Under Federal special education law, an IEE is defined as...

Q&A: Understanding Accommodations in Higher Education

Although Section 504 and Title II of the ADA apply to both school districts and postsecondary schools, the responsibilities of postsecondary schools differ significantly from those of school districts. Moreover, students will have responsibilities as a postsecondary...

Q&A: Apraxia of Speech

“Children with apraxia often have family members who have a history of communication disorders or learning disabilities. This observation and recent research findings suggest that genetic factors may play a role in the disorder.” Apraxia of speech (called...