Archive for the tag 'Disability Law'

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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 […]

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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.

When it comes to special education and disability law, students may be eligible for special education and related services if they have a disability that adversely impacts their learning – not just in academics, but in other areas as well. Some, like those with Asperger’s, have difficulty participating in group activities due to poor social and communication skills. Students with emotional or behavioral disabilities may struggle with life skills, self-regulation, organizational skills or coping skills. They may be eligible for services to help in these areas.

Sometimes, HOW one deals with administrators who handle service requests can make a difference in what services they receive and how soon. Here are 5 tips that can help smooth your course as you deal with your state’s disability services agency.

Use these tips and suggestions to determine if your Estate Plan or Will need updating.

By S. Paul Prior, Esq. A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is a critical part of an estate plan for families of an individual with a disability. If created properly, a SNT will preserve eligibility for various government programs for individuals with disabilities. A SNT will operate for the life of the disabled beneficiary. In some […]

When considering whether the student should be given a diploma prior to age 21, the IEP team may not rely solely upon whether a student has completed credits and coursework for graduation. It must also consider whether the student is prepared for further education, employment, and/or independent living.

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