Case Summaries

Special Education Case Summaries

To learn more about special education law, check out some of our case summaries below. They are specifically designed for both parents and attorneys to easily understand them.

If you would like to obtain your child’s assessment reports prior to the IEP
(Clark County SD Parent; Clark County SD Attorney)

If you want reimbursement for expert fees at a due process hearing
(Arlington Sch Bd Parent; Arlington Sch Bd Attorney)

If you want reimbursement for placing your child in a private school because the District failed to offer your child a FAPE
(Garden Grove USD Parent; Garden Grove USD Attorney)

If you want to place your child and seek reimbursement for a private school placement when the school fails to offer an IEP altogether
(Forest Grove SD Parent; Forest Grove SD Attorney)

If you would like a general education teacher to attend your IEP team meeting
(Federal Way SD Parent; Federal Way SD Attorney)

If you would like to know who has the burden of proof at an administrative due process hearing
(Schaffer v. Weast Parent; Schagger v. Weast Attorney)

If you would like to represent yourself (as a non-attorney) in a federal appeal of your administrative due process hearing
(Parma City SD Parent; Parma City SD Attorney)