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Reimbursement of Non-Recurring Adoption Expenses for Special Needs Children

Provides information on the non-recurring expenses in the adoption of special needs children; lists each state and the reimbursement amount.... [more]

The Wrightslaw Circuit Finder

Information for finding the Judicial Circuit for each state.... [more]

Employment Law Protections For Parents of Disabled & Ill Children

Explanation of the the Family & Medical Leave Act including instructions for minimizing difficulties when requesting FMLA leave.... [more]

How to Resolve Special Education Disputes:

An attorney discusses options for resolving special education disputes.... [more]

How to Put on a Special Education Case

An attorney discusses how to put on a special education case citing related court proceedings.... [more]

McCarter Case:

Summary of a special education court case involving sexual abuse by a classmate and failure to provide an appropriate education.... [more]

What is Mediation? How Does It Work?

Detailed information about the duties and responsibilities of a mediator.... [more]

Seven Steps to Effective Mediation

An attorney suggests 7 steps for successful mediation.... [more]

Discussion of Section 504, the ADA, and the IDEA

An attorney discusses various Acts related to individuals with disabilities, education and discrimination.... [more]

Family Wins Lawsuit Against School . . .

Report of a lawsuit about the abuse of a disabled student by educators.... [more]

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