Presentation by Daniel S. Perlman for the Georgetown Special Education Advisory Council (SEPAC) Topic: Beyond Basic Rights: Resolving Special Education Disputes Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Location: Georgetown Public Library 2 Maple St, Georgetown, MA 01833 Time: 6:45 PM SEPAC Website/Information: http://georgetownsepac.wixsite.com/sepac/meeting-workshop-schedule Receive blog updates by email
About Daniel S. Perlman
Daniel S. Perlman has committed his entire legal career to helping families who have children with special needs. As a special education lawyer, he helps ensure that children with special needs receive the services and support they need and are entitled to under law.
Entries by Daniel S. Perlman
Presentation by Daniel S. Perlman for the Malden Special Education Advisory Council Social and Emotional Learning and the Law Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 Location: Forestdale School Cafeteria 74 Sylvan Street., Malden Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm SEPAC Website/Information: https://www.facebook.com/Malden-Special-Education-Parent-Advisory-Council-SEPAC-248455821909795/ Receive blog updates by email
Below is a link to a powerful article by Phoebe Adams and Cathy Mason about the challenges for students with dyslexia in our public schools. The article also highlights legislation that is pending in Massachusetts requiring early screening procedures for dyslexia – a step in the right direction to helping students with language-based disabilities. From the authors: […]
I’m looking forward to presenting at the Coalition to Defend Special Education meeting about Discovery and Maintaining Client Records and Communications for Advocates and Attorneys. The meeting will also include an Ask the Attorney session on special education topics – please send your questions to Leslie Lockhart in advance of the meeting. Date: October 26, […]
After a case is resolved, my clients often ask me how they might help families who are less fortunate: “What do parents do when they don’t have access to an attorney or advocate?” Others ask how they can help improve special education for other students: “My child is in a good placement, but how do […]
In his final blog post at Massachusetts Advocates for Children (MAC), former Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) hearing officer Bill Crane wrote an excellent analysis on the right to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). In the post, Bill discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1. The […]
Presentation by Daniel S. Perlman for the Northborough and Southborough Special Education Advisory Council (NSPAC), co-hosted by Westborough SEPAC and Shrewsbury SEPAC When You Disagree with an IEP: How to effectively resolve special education conflicts. Followed by questions and answers. Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Location: Algonquin Regional High School Library 79 Bartlett St., Northborough Time: […]
Presentation by Daniel S. Perlman for the Malden SEPAC Beyond Basic Rights: What Parents Need to Know To Successfully Navigate the Special Education Process A presentation focused on resolving disagreements in special education. Followed by questions and answers. Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016 Location: Linden STEAM Academy (29 Wescott Street, Malden) Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Massachusetts Youth Health Survey (YHS), provided to students in grades 6-12, is conducted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in randomly selected public middle and high schools biannually. DESE and DPH have just released the most recent statistics (available here), from a […]
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently issued an advisory on the characteristics of high quality transition services. In Massachusetts, starting at age 14, public school districts are required to provide students who have disabilities with services to address the student’s needs and build skills related to employment, vocation, daily living, and post-secondary education. The helpful guidance […]
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