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Category: Special Needs

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...

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...

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...

Special Needs Estate Planning: Which Documents Do I Need?

By: SGW
Aug 14, 2018
(This is the third article in our multi-part estate planning series.)   If you have a child with special needs, there are countless issues you must consider as you plan...

Prior Proper Estate Planning Eases Stress of the Unknown

By: SGW
Jul 11, 2018
(This article is part two of a multi-part series: Estate Plan Development for Parents of Children with Special Needs)   The basic premise of this article holds true regardless of...