Special Education Attorneys
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Covid-19 Update from Tsadik Law
On Friday, March 13th, Governor Newsom signed an executive order ensuring state funding for schools throughout California. Among other things, this means that schools are required to continue instructing students during any closure due to the coronavirus outbreak. As a result, your child should continue to receive instructional services via packets or online programs while schools are closed.
This situation has significantly limited students’ access to services and education. At Tsadik Law we will continue to provide legal services. We are also committed to protecting the safety of our staff and clients. As a result, our consultations and meetings will occur with our clients over the phone or virtually.
We understand that you may not be getting the appropriate services and supports for your children. We will continue to fight and advocate on behalf of our clients and their children’s educational rights. If you are thinking about consulting an attorney over a special education issue, please contact us as we are still active during this time.
Special Education Attorney in South Los Angeles, 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 represent our clients with professionalism, excellent communication and zealous advocacy of their interests. The attorneys at Tsadik Law will guide you throughout the process: the resolution session, mediation, and if necessary the due process hearing.
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Special Education Law in South Los Angeles, CA
There are particular challenges that a parent or legal guardian must face when caring for a special needs child. Many families with a special needs child may feel overwhelmed with concern when it comes to their child’s education and development. It’s only normal parents feel concern about their child’s education, especially because of the complicated laws regarding special education. Tsadik Law is here to help parents find answers to improve their child’s education.
Special Needs Attorneys
Special Needs Lawyers Serving South Los Angeles, 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. 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 experience fighting for our clients in Special Education cases, and have a huge history of results. 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 has been specializing in Special Education for years and all this experience has been vital to helping families through the legal procedures that are necessary to ensure their children get the proper services they are entitled to from their schools.
Special Education Rights in South Los Angeles, CA
Many people are not aware of the regulations that were written for special needs children to get an education. A great example would be the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which became federal law in 1975. Initially called the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, the purpose of IDEA was to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for children, and to determine the rights of the legal guardians to decide the child’s educational program
Even though these laws have been written, guardians have had adversity securing the accommodations and support their child needs. Tsadik Law specializes in representing families and fighting to procure the educational support and provisions that national and state law dictates.
Frequently Asked Questions
How is Eligibility Accessed?
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 us 213-444-7694?. We will assist you obtain a reevaluation.
How Do I Request Special Education Services For My Child?
When your child has been diagnosed with any disorders listed in the laws, or if you conclude your child may have one, your first action is to have your child get assessed by the school district. It is compulsory 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. Once your child is evaluated, the next step will be to submit a written request to the school for an IEP meeting. After the meeting is concluded, you will receive the results of the evaluation, and the school will decide on your child’s eligibility.
What if the South Los Angeles School District Declares my Child Ineligible?
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. One option you have is to get an independent appraisal, which can potentially be recompensed by the school district. Your other alternative maybe to contact an attorney who will file the due process request, and you will get a reevaluation for your child’s eligibility.
Services For Special Needs in South Los Angeles CA
Do you have inquiries about whether your child would gain from working with a special education attorney? Just give us a call 213-444-7694. We would be very glad to take your call and help you determine 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:
- Speech and Language Deficits
- Issues With Navigating the School Campus
- Suspension and/or Expulsion
- Lack of Behavioral Support
- Difficulty Concentrating and Focusing
- Challenges With Organization
- Lack of Behavioral Support
- Inappropriate Classroom Placement
- Difficulty With Writing
- Lack of Support in the Classroom
If you are a parent of a special needs child you have every right to file a complaint against the school district alleging violation of the state and federal education laws. The issue will often be heard in mediation, but if a resolution cannot be found, an administrative law judge will oversee a due process hearing. Our attorneys are very responsive, and we often meet with our clients in person at a convenient location.
Is My Child Eligible for IDEA?
There are some benchmarks 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.
- Orthopedic Impairment
- Hearing Impairment
- Speech or Language Impairment
- Emotional disturbance
- Multiple Disabilities
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Visual Impairment Including Blindness
- Established Medical Disability
- Other Health Impairment (includes ADHD)
- Intellectual Disability
- Specific Learning Disability (includes Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and Other Learning Differences)
Cities We Serve
- Special Education Attorney Hayward
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