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Author: SGW

It’s Back to School – One Way or Another

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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

By: SGW
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...

Students with Behavioral Disabilities Have Rights, Too

By: SGW
Oct 1, 2018
If your child has a behavioral issue, you know it. You’ve likely known it for a very long time. When it’s time for school, others are going to learn about...

Out of District Placement Looming? Preserve Your Right to Reimbursement

By: SGW
Sep 6, 2018
Whether your child with special needs requires care your school district is unable to provide or circumstances have led to a sudden need for out of district placement (residential or...