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Category: Special Education

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...

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...

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...

8 Tips for Getting the Most Out of an IEP/504 Meeting

By: SGW
Aug 22, 2018
When you have a child with special needs, you know two things unequivocally: there is nothing you wouldn’t do for your child and IEP/504 Meetings can be exhausting, frustrating and...

Disagree with a HIB Determination? Don’t Wait to Appeal!

By: SGW
Aug 20, 2018
The New Jersey Board of Education made some changes to the HIB law (Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – see below for HIB Act details) on July 1, closing some loop...

SGW Webinar: “Preparing Your Special Needs Child for Adulthood” – March 1

By: SGW
Feb 12, 2018
Did you know that the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) offers services that will assist your child with special needs as they mature into adulthood? Indeed. many services...

How to avoid the 10 biggest mistakes made at IEP meetings

By: SGW
Dec 1, 2017
When you are preparing for what may very well be one of the most important meetings of your life, it’s important to be prepared. Join Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler Attorney...