3/22/2017 – Individualized Education Plan Must Be Reasonably Calculated to Make Progress Appropriate for Special Needs Child’s Unique Circumstances (U.S.)

3/22/2017 – Individualized Education Plan Must Be Reasonably Calculated to Make Progress Appropriate for Special Needs Child’s Unique Circumstances (U.S.) Endrew F., an autistic child, received Individualized Education Plans (IEP) for several years from the Douglas County (CO) School District. When the District presented an IEP similar to past years, Endrew’s parents, who believed that his…

4/26/2017 – Dennis McAndrews interviews with The Hollywood Reporter on the Cosby case

Founder and Managing Partner of McAndrews Law Offices, Dennis McAndrews, speaks with The Hollywood Reporter on the case against Bill Cosby. With decades of experience working in both sides of the law, the media has contacted McAndrews for his expert opinion on this high profile case, including his predictions for the next steps of the prosecution…

May 11th, 2017: FREE Special Education Clinic

WHO: Jennifer Bradley, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. in conjunction with Community Prevention Partnership of Berks County WHAT: Free IEP Clinic and Special Education Presentation WHERE: Exeter Library and Dunn Community Center, 4569 Prestwick Drive, Reading, PA 19606 WHEN: Thursday, May 11th, 2017 from 11:00am – 3:00pm, April 28th Families are welcome to bring their child’s most…

Tip #4 in Developing an Appropriate IEP: PROGRESS MONITORING

Tip #4 for Developing an Appropriate IEP: PROGRESS MONITORING Watch Tanya Alvarado, Esq. discuss the fourth rule in developing an appropriate IEP (Individualized Education Program). The fourth rule, or “Tip”, is Progress Monitoring. Most children with special needs require progress monitoring more often than quarterly report cards. Frequent progress monitoring – at least every few weeks – is…

NAELA Releases Multiple Sclerosis Video Series

January/February/March 2017 By NAELA Publications The new “Legal and Care Planning for People with Multiple Sclerosis” video series is intended to help people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and their families understand the complex legal and planning issues that they face. Elder Law and Special Needs Planning attorneys can help people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and their…