Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013

Posted by on Dec 24, 2013 in General | No Comments
Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013

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 […]

IEP Team Meetings – 10 Tips for Parents

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in General, IEP Team | No Comments
IEP Team Meetings – 10 Tips for Parents

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 […]

Should I hire a special education attorney or an education advocate?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in General | No Comments
Should I hire a special education attorney or an education advocate?

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 Post

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in General | One Comment
Welcome Post

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.