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What is an IEE?

An IEE is an Independent Educational Evaluation.  If, after the school district evaluates your child, you, as a parent, disagree with that evaluation, you have the right to obtain an independent educational evaluation of your child.  Parents may either pay for this...

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Section 504: The Basics

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a federal law that prohibits institutions that receive federal funds from discriminating against individuals with a disability.  In the college and university setting, this means that if your university receives federal...

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Title IX

Title IX is a federal law passed in 1972 that prohibits schools and colleges that receive federal funds from discriminating on the basis of sex.  The Supreme Court has held that Title IX can apply to incidents of bullying and harassment of students by other students. ...

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Types of Damages

People hurt in a car accident frequently ask: “I was injured in an accident, what can I be compensated for?” When you are injured, you often times focus on healing. Your health is definitely the most important thing, and it is important to take proactive steps in your...

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What is the LRE?

Under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), there is a concept outlined called the Least Restrictive Environment, or LRE. The same concept also exists under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. For the purposes of this article, we will be...

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