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Does My Child Qualify for Special Education and Related Services if They Have Been Diagnosed with ADHD? What if They Have Dyslexia?

Does My Child Qualify for Special Education and Related Services if They Have Been Diagnosed with ADHD? What if They Have Dyslexia?

On March 22, 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court Issued Unanimous Decision Overturning a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Limiting School Districts' Responsibilities Under the IDEA by Interpreting a FAPE to Mean Providing Merely "De Minimis" Benefit.

In a case called Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, parents of Endrew F. did not agree that a Colorado school district's Individualized Education Program (IEP) prepared for their son with autism, was reasonably calculated to provide him with a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) as required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Despite having already been placed in a Residential Treatment Center by the Department of Children and Family Services, School District found to Deny Student a FAPE by Predetermining Placement at a Nonpublic School and Failing to Discuss the Educational N

September 23, 2016

Is the School District Out of Compliance?

What options are available if a school district is not implementing your child's IEP? Some parents find themselves in the unfortunate situation of having fought for their child's educational rights and obtained appropriate services for their child, only to have the school subsequently fail to implement those services.

Special Education Teaching Credential:

If a teacher is not appropriately credentialed or qualified to be educating children with unique needs it can lead to a subsequent denial of a student's access to a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).

Special Education Assessment

One of the most critical steps to understanding your child's specific educational needs is obtaining appropriate assessments. Once your child has been appropriately assessed within all areas of need, both yourself and the IEP team will have a much better understanding of how to best maximize your child's learning potential. Therefore, it is important that all parents understand the legal requirement for school districts to comprehensively assess students in all suspected areas of need.

Emotional Disturbance

Is your child having difficulty getting along with peers and teachers at school? Does your child seem to be consistently depressed? Is your child exhibiting signs of severe anxiety regarding school and peers? Are any of these factors beginning to have an impact on your child's grades? If so, your child may be eligible for Special Education Services under the category of Emotional Disturbance. The eligibility requirements for qualification under the category of Emotional Disturbance are as follows:

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