Education Law Blog & Podcasts

On the Call: Definition of Parent

Erin and Jeremy tackle the complex topic of parent definitions in this episode and how to stay on track with evaluation deadlines when there is confusion around who is the parent and conflict between those who might think they are the parent. They highlight an example...

On the Call: Shortened Day

It's a great day when parents and the District are in agreement! Jeremy and Erin follow-up on a conference call where the team wants to be sure the use of a shortened day is compliant with all the special education laws and regulations including FAPE, LRE, and 504....

On the Call: Threat Assessments

Erin and Jeremy make a stop at the intersection of threat assessments and special education considerations. They discuss the importance of the Special Education team and the Threat Assessment team coming together to consider the role a student's disability may play in...

On the Call: Virtual Meetings

In this episode, Jeremy and Erin tackle the virtual meeting roadblocks that can cause your team to detour when trying to navigate good parent participation and adherence to the guidelines. They share the details of a recent case from Indiana where a parent used the...

On the Call: Gender Dysphoria

A special early release! A student's gender dysphoria diagnosis will have you laying down double letters and triple words on the Scrabble board of special education considerations. Erin and Jeremy delve into the DSM 5 diagnosis and how to decipher the requirements...