Archive for the tag 'Special Education'

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 […]

This post contains updates on individual or systemic legal victories secured by Hinkle, Fingles & Prior. Please check back often for news about our caseload and successes.

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 […]

Under federal special education laws, “transition” services means a coordinated set of activities for a student, designed within a results-oriented process, that promotes movement from school to post-school activities, including post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation.

The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey presents its Third Annual Conference designed to give parents of children and teens with disabilities the tools they need to be informed, engaged, and empowered! Attendees will leave the conference with ACTIONABLE STEPS to help them engage in the system, secure needed services, and understand the vital role of social skills.

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

All events in this workshop series are now complete. Thanks to ASAH and its member schools for helping to promote and for hosting these events, and thanks to all the workshop attendees who helped make the series such a success. Hinkle, Fingles & Prior is pleased to be partnering with ASAH* for this important workshop […]

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