Dear Readers, Happy Holidays! It is hard to believe that 2014 is almost here, and that nearly a year has gone by since I opened my firm. I feel grateful every single day to be able to work with incredible families and on behalf of exceptional kids. Before the New Year begins I thought […]
Spring is here, which means that not only is it officially baseball season (go Sox!), but also that it is officially annual IEP Team meeting time. For parents who find these meetings to be a little overwhelming or frustrating, here are some tips that I hope will be helpful: 1. Be Prepared. Take some time […]
One question I am frequently asked by parents is whether they should hire a special education advocate or hire a special education attorney. The short answer is … it depends. As a starting point it may be useful to quickly summarize some of the similarities and differences between advocates and attorneys: Special education advocates are usually […]
Welcome to my blog! I am a special education attorney in Massachusetts, and am hoping to use this forum to provide useful information for those advocating on behalf of children with special needs. Thanks for reading – and feel free to leave a comment after my posts to let me know your thoughts.