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Epilepsy and the Classroom

Nov 3, 2020
As a parent, you know that for a child with epilepsy, a seizure disorder can seriously impact their success in the classroom. November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and the...

Practice, Predictability, and Patience.

Oct 1, 2020
HELPING KIDS WITH SENSORY ISSUES ADJUST TO MASK-WEARING Most people have adjusted to wearing a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic, but the strange and new feeling of a mask against...

It’s Back to School – One Way or Another

Aug 31, 2020
Whether or not we feel ready, the start of another school year is here. The big difference this year, of course, is the COVID-19 virus. Some school districts will open...

Returning to the Classroom under COVID: A Planning Checklist

Aug 31, 2020
When children walk into their classrooms this fall, many things will look different. Since familiarity helps children feel secure, the changes necessary to safeguard everyone from COVID-19 may upset or...

Bullying Basics – Special Needs Children

Feb 21, 2020
Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler works with all families whose children are involved in bullying matters as either victims or alleged violators of school anti-bullying policies. Bullying can be a devastating...

Why We Advocate

Oct 17, 2019
Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler is recognized as one of the leading special education law firms in NJ, having helped thousands of children with special needs receive access to the educational...

Stand Up to Bullying

Oct 3, 2019
Bullying can be a devastating experience for any child, but when the child being bullied has special needs, serious and long-term consequences for the child may result. Fortunately, special needs...

Report: Waiting Lists For Medicaid Waivers Up, Competitive Employment Down

Jan 17, 2019
Source:  Disability Scoop -Wide geographical disparities exist when it comes to opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live and work in their communities, according to a new...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Dealing with Special Needs Planning

Oct 12, 2018
It’s never too soon to plan for the future, especially when you have a child with special needs. There are several important aspects involved in special needs estate planning and...

October is Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Awareness Month

Oct 8, 2018
Like people, learning disabilities come in all shapes and sizes. During the month of October each year, the Learning Disabilities Association of America shines a much-needed spotlight on the variety...