School Shootings and Students with ED by Charles Fox and Marilyn Green-Rebnord

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

COPAA, the Council of Parents, Attorneys and Advocates, released a statement after the Parkland shootings urging us not to use yet another school shooting tragedy as an impetus to marginalize students with emotional issues and mental illness but to remind us that school districts need to address these...

Navigating the World of Social Security

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

While I do not represent families through the maze of social security benefits, it is an important issue that needs to be a factor in transition planning. Navigating the world of such social security entitlement programs as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a...

#MeToo and the Disability Community

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

Women across the world are embracing the hashtag #MeToo to publicly share their own experiences with sexual abuse and assault and to seek empowerment. The result of this movement has sent shock waves through our society as powerful figures in politics, journalism, and entertainment have been identified as abusers...

Will New Tax Bill Result in Education Cuts?

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

The dust has begun to settle since the passing of last month’s tax bill, which is informally known as The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  Being neither an accountant nor a tax specialist, It’s difficult to discern what remains in the final passed version of the bill, given that many of the Senators and...