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By S. Paul Prior, Esq., and Evelina E.G. Padilla, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law Review your child’s current IEP and progress reports, paying close attention to the goals and objectives section. You should also be provided a copy of the proposed IEP ten (10) days before your meeting. Be sure to […]

By: Ira M. Fingles, Esq., and S. Paul Prior, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law Each year, school districts review and prepare individual education programs (IEPs) for the next school year. Regardless of where a child is currently placed, there is always the possibility that the district will attempt to change the […]

By: Ira M. Fingles. Esq., and Maria Fischer, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, Attorneys at Law 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. Q: When does eligibility […]

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The beginning of a new school year presents many opportunities for parents to lay the groundwork to ensure the success of students with disabilities and to minimize the likelihood that disputes arise as the school year progresses. The following tips may be helpful: Get to know the staff responsible for your child’s education. Make contact […]

If your child is under the age of three and has, or may have, a disability, he or she may be eligible for Early Intervention Services. This post offers Five Things Every Parent Should Know.

Hinkle, Fngles & Prior has estanlished a Pro bono Program, the goal of which is to provide legal representation to families that would not otherwise be able to secure this level of advocacy for their child.

By Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law Parents of a child with a disability are sometimes told by school districts that they must medicate their child before he/she can attend school or participate in a particular class or activity. Some districts go even further, telling parents that they will not provide the programming […]

This is the time of year when many students’ IEPs are being developed for the next school year. In that process, attention must be given to whether the student requires an Extended School Year (ESY) program during the summer or other school breaks.

Five things you can do to be better prepared for your child’s IEP meeting.

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