When a Poorly written IEP causes injury

May 31, 2011 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Doug Goldberg

When a child is denied a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), the repercussions can be much greater than you might expect.  While the obvious results of a poorly written Individualized Education Program (IEP) are a lack of education, there can be a more serious consequence in the form of injury to the student.  When injury occurs there are two separate areas of law that need to be examined, 1) Special Education Law, and 2) Personal Injury Law.  It is important to bring this up because each area of law has different rules and regulations including statutes of limitation.  Read the rest of this entry →

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