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Special Education Attorney in Fresno, CA
This is the Law Offices of Tsadik Law where we provide your special needs children with legal help if they aren’t provided a free and appropriate education (FAPE), as they are entitled to by the law. We have represented hundreds of cases with the upmost professionalism, clear and responsive communication with our clients, and the passionate advocacy of our clients’ interests. The duty of a Special Education Attorney is to guide and represent you through the process, attend the resolution session, mediation, and possibly the due process hearing.
Just give us a call or fill out the contact form, and we can arrange a suitable meetup location if you decide to work with us. We can represent clients in Fresno California, and we have offices based in Northern and Southern California. Get a free consultation today, just give us a call at 510-457-0242 and we can begin the process asap.
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Special Education Law in Fresno, CA
We understand that having a special needs child can come with particular challenges for parents and guardians. Many families who have a child with special needs might feel overwhelmed with anxiety and fear when it comes to their child’s education and academic development. This is normal for parents to feel worried about these decisions, which will have such profound long-term effects on their child. We are here to take some of the burden off of your shoulders and help find answers to bettering your child’s education.
One of the most critical steps is learning about the educational and support services your child is entitled to get. Many regulations and laws have been written to ensure that schools provide special needs children with the appropriate education. At Tsadik Law, we advocate for your child’s right to an education, if your school district is not giving the appropriate services as specified by the law.
Special Needs Attorneys
Special Needs Lawyers Serving Fresno, CA
Tsadik Law has years of experience practicing Special Education Law. Our clients are families who might not be getting the appropriate services for their special needs child at school. The primary goal is to fight for the disabled students, to get the proper educational services from their schools. We hope in the process we educate families about their children’s rights and hold accountable the school officials to provide these required services.
The attorneys of Tsadik Law have years of involvement in Special Education law, and have an excellent track record of favorable outcomes. We are always prepared to pressure schools on behalf of our clients, with the know-how gained from years of experience, and from working on hundreds of special education cases over those years.
There are a glut of complicated laws and regulations in the world of special education, so working with an experienced attorney can be crucial. Tsadik Law can supply attorneys who have specialized in Special Education cases for years, and can help lead families in the right direction; to understand the proper help your child needs to get an appropriate education, and what we need to do to assure they receive them.
Special Education Rights in Fresno, CA
Many people are not aware of the regulations that were made for special needs children to get an education. The first example could be the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA) which was codified into federal law in 1975. Initially called the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, the purpose of IDEA was to allow a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for kids, and to describe the rights of the legal guardians to decide the child’s educational program
Though many protective laws have been put in place, parents and legal guardians found it arduous to obtain the accommodations, support, and services for their child’s education. Tsadik Law is here to guide and represent your family, and advocate for you to receive the full provisions that your child is entitled to by law.
Services For Special Needs in Fresno CA
Do you have questions about whether your child would benefit from working with a special education attorney? Just give us a call 510-457-0242. The attorneys at Tsadik Law are ready to give you a free consultation, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have.
These are dilemmas a special needs child might face at school:
- Inappropriate Classroom Placement
- Speech and Language Deficits
- Social and Emotional Problems
- Lack of Behavioral Support
- Dealing with Bullying
- Suspension and/or Expulsion
- Challenges With Organization
- Issues With Navigating the School Campus
- Difficulty Concentrating and Focusing
- Difficulty With Writing
Is My Child Eligible for IDEA?
There are some criteria that define who can obtain IDEA services. Below are listed some eligibility categories. A child must meet one or more of these to qualify.
- Emotional disturbance
- Specific Learning Disability (includes Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and Other Learning Differences)
- Hearing Impairment
- Intellectual Disability
- Established Medical Disability
- Orthopedic Impairment
- Visual Impairment Including Blindness
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Speech or Language Impairment
- Multiple Disabilities
- Other Health Impairment (includes ADHD)
Frequently Asked Questions
If your child has not been assessed yet, or if the school district has determined your child ineligible for special education services, then you can reach out to us510-457-0242?. We will help you obtain a reevaluation.
How Do I Request Special Education Services For My Child?
Has your child been diagnosed with any of the disorders listed, or do you think that they may have one? If you answered yes, then your next step should be to get your child assessed by the school district. It is mandatory by law your school district to give your child a free evaluation. Present a request to have your child evaluated to the school district and keep a copy of the request as a record for yourself. After your child has received an evaluation, submit a written request for an IEP meeting. The results of the evaluation will be given to you in the IEP meeting, and you will know the status of your child’s eligibility.
What If The Fresno District Says My Child Does Not Qualify?
If the school district of Fresno, CA disagrees with your opinion on your child’s eligibility, there are several things you can do. One option you have is to get an independent evaluation, which can potentially be compensated by the school district. Your other option maybe to contact an attorney who will file the due process request, and you will get a reevaluation for your child’s eligibility.