There are common issues that arise during certain stages of the Special Education process. The problem can occur as early as the evaluation process, during the IEP process, or during the course of the education process. These conflicts generally occur between parents and the school district/team. Parents who knowledgeably and diligently advocate for their children should be … Continue reading Common Issues in the Special Education Process
Preparation is key. As parents, we are the best advocates for our child’s education. An IEP meeting is generally non-adversarial, and while it may seem intimidating, you should go in there prepared, knowledgeable, and ready to advocate. The meeting may include you as the parent in a room with an entire education team. Your goal … Continue reading Preparing for IEP meeting- going over IEP goals and objectives
Special Education students are protected by several rights concerning their education. Once your child is diagnosed with a learning disability that effects their education, an IEP or 504 plan should be put in place to address all special needs. Many wonderful N.J. school districts will go above and beyond to provide necessary services to a … Continue reading Who needs a Special Education Lawyer?
It is no question that record keeping and maintaining the confidentiality of records are important steps to running an ethical psychology practice. In fact, the American Psychological Association (APA) ethics code requires such diligence. While you may have a method to ensure the safe-keeping of your confidential records, have you made arrangements for the care of your … Continue reading Professional Wills for Therapist and Psychologists
As a new entrepreneur, you are probably excited and anxious to begin your business dream (rightfully so). You have worked hard, created the business plan and are ready to turn the entire idea into a successful reality. You likely have a lot on your mind and on your plate, from website design, to landing clients, … Continue reading The start of it all- Forming Your Business Entity
Whether you are planning your first romantic vacation with the spouse or even a date night without the kids, I'm sure you have prepared all the arrangements and instructions for childcare. But, like many others, you may have neglected setting a long-term plan for your children's care in the event of an unforeseen tragedy. Naming … Continue reading Naming a Legal Guardian in Your Will