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In a decisive victory for students with disabilities, the United States Supreme Court has recently issued a unanimous decision which is certain to have a wide ranging impact on students receiving special education. The decision settles a long-standing split in the law over what amount of educational progress a student in special education is entitled […]

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AUTISM SOCIETY GREATER PHILADELPHIA 2016 SPRING AUTISM CONFERENCE. FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, King of Prussia, PA; Featuring Steve Silberman, award winning science writer and New York Times bestselling author of NeuroTribes.

Special Education Workshop Series for Parents featuring Attorneys from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, together with Clinicians from Behavior Therapy Associates. Title: Pressure Points in Special Education: The Intersection of Legal and Clinical Issues – covering Social Skills, Independent Evaluations, Behavior and Extended School Year services. Learn about Evidence Based Services & Interventions, Best Practice, Legal Rights and Advocacy Strategies.

Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer and ASAH present the 2016 Special Education Advocacy Workshop Series for parents. Dates in February and March 2016.

Increasingly, school districts are trying to graduate students with disabilities as early as possible. It is more important than ever for parents to know their legal rights regarding when their child with disabilities should graduate. This Q&A article will equip you with the basic information you need regarding your legal rights.

Hinkle, Fingles & Prior partner, Ira M. Fingles, Esq., will present a workshop at the 46th Annual Autism Society National Conference: Connect, Learn, Advocate, and Thrive. On Friday, July 10, 2015, from 2:30 PM-3:45 PM., Ira will be joined by David L. Holmes, Ed.D., BCBS, BCAP to present: ACCESSING EDUCATIONAL, RESIDENTIAL, ADULT SERVICES AND CUSTODY […]

The most common factor in determining whether a child needs an extended school year (“ESY”), is the regression / recoupment calculus.

Five Things You Ca Do to Get You Ready for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

More than 500 guests, friends and families joined us yesterday as we celebrated 40 years of advocacy at Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. Thank you to everyone for marking this milestone in the firm’s history, and for making the day so outstanding.

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