Monthly Legal Update

May 2022 Legal Update

This month’s update identifies two recent court decisions that address various FAPE issues and remedies for students with dyslexia or behavioral disorders. Download the update and read more. Registration is open for the Lehigh Special Education Law Symposium, June 19-24 (virtual) and the Lehigh Section 504 Coordinators Institute, June 23-24 (virtual). More information at https://wordpress.lehigh.edu/spedlaw/

Monthly Legal Update

July 2021 Legal Update

This month’s update identifies recent court decisions illustrating (1) the evolving COVID-19 issues and answers under various legal bases, and (2) the continuing child find and FAPE interpretations and applications under the IDEA. Download the update and read more [PDF]. Additionally, the bonus article, Post Pandemic “Compensatory Services” [PDF] is an overview of the current… Continue reading July 2021 Legal Update

Monthly Legal Update

February 2021 Legal Update

This month’s update identifies recent court decisions of general significance, specifically addressing (a) FAPE and the remedy of compensatory education, and (b) FAPE and the remedy of tuition reimbursement, along with an added flourish under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Download the update and read more.

Monthly Legal Update

January 2021 Legal Update

This month’s update identifies recent court decisions of general significance, specifically addressing (a) FAPE via another case in the direct line after Endrew F., and (b) employee rights emanating from the special education context, here via the case of a terminated teacher during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Download the update and read more.