Special Education Attorneys
Long Beach Special Education Attorney | Long Beach Special Need Lawyer
Special Education Attorney in Long Beach, 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 enthusiastic advocacy of our clients’ interests. The responsibility of a Special Education Attorney is to guide you through the process, attend the resolution session, mediation, and possibly the due process hearing.
It is easy to get in contact, and we are happy to meet with clients at a location near their home, school or place of work. We are able to assist clients in Long Beach, and we have served many special needs kids all over California. The initial consultation is free, so just give us a call now at 213-677-0999 and find out if working with an experience attorney is the right option for you.
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Special Education Law in Long Beach, CA
We understand that having a special needs child can come with different challenges for parents and guardians. A large portion of families with a special needs child might have an overwhelming sense of uncertainty with respect to their child’s development and education requirements. This is a normal reaction for parents to have concerns about their child’s development, especially when navigating the world of special education. Tsadik Law is here to assist parents find answers to improve their child’s education.
Among the top priorities is learning about the educational and support services your child is entitled to by the law. There are specific laws and regulations that require schools to give access to an appropriate education for special needs students. Tsadik Law has years of experience, advocating for special needs children, to the school district to make sure the applicable necessary support is given.
Special Needs Attorneys
Special Needs Lawyers Serving Long Beach, CA
Tsadik Law has represented many cases in Special Education Law. Our clients are families who might not be getting the appropriate services for their special needs child at school. Our main objective is to obtain those educational services for disabled students. We hope in the process we educate families about their children’s rights and hold accountable the school officials to provide these required services.
Our attorneys have years of legal practice fighting for our clients in Special Education cases, and have a great history of results. We are always able 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.
The vast number of laws and regulations about special education makes finding an experienced attorney incredibly important. Tsadik Law can provide attorneys who have specialized in Special Education cases for years, and can help guide families in the right direction; to understand the requisite help your child needs to get an appropriate education, and what we need to do to assure they receive them.
Special Education Rights in Long Beach, CA
Many people are not aware of the regulations that were written for special needs children to get an education. For example in 1975 the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA) was created. At first called the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, the initial goal was to give a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for children, and to allow certain rights to the parents or legal guardians to decide their child’s curriculum.
Even with these protective measures, legal guardians have found it hard to assure the services and accommodations that their kid needs for an appropriate education. Tsadik Law has counseled and represented hundreds of families, and we would be happy to fight to secure the provisions your child is legally entitled to.
Is My Child Eligible for IDEA?
There are some guidelines to see if a child is eligible for IDEA. To qualify to obtain special education services, a child must meet one or more of the legal criteria listed in the categories below.
- Emotional disturbance
- Other Health Impairment (includes ADHD)
- Orthopedic Impairment
- Multiple Disabilities
- Specific Learning Disability (includes Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and Other Learning Differences)
- Intellectual Disability
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Speech or Language Impairment
- Visual Impairment Including Blindness
- Established Medical Disability
- Hearing Impairment
Frequently Asked Questions
How is Eligibility Accessed?
If you believe your child needs special accommodations at school, and hasn’t been assessed or has been determined ineligible you should contact us at 213-677-0999. We can assist you get a reevaluation.
How can I ask for Special Education 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 necessary by law your school district to give your child a free evaluation. Give a request to the school district to have your child evaluated, and keep a copy for yourself as a record. 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 Long Beach District Says My Child Does Not Qualify?
After you receive an assessment and after the IEP meeting, if the school district decides your child is not eligible for special education services, there are a few courses of action available to you. You can have an independent evaluation for your child, which can be reimbursed by the school district after a legal process. The other option is to get professional advice from a special education attorney. The attorney can file a due process request with the school district and you will receive another reevaluation.
Services For Special Needs in Long Beach CA
If you are contemplating if your child could benefit from legal representation, simply give us a call at 213-677-0999. We would be very glad to take your call and help you find out if working with a special education attorney is the right choice for your situation.
Here are a few common dilemmas that special needs children might experience at school:
- Inappropriate Classroom Placement
- Lack of Behavioral Support
- Lack of Behavioral Support
- Challenges With Organization
- Issues With Navigating the School Campus
- Dealing with Bullying
- Suspension and/or Expulsion
- Difficulty With Writing
- Difficulty Concentrating and Focusing
- Lack of Support in the Classroom