Parents are leading the way to retain/regain ABA therapists in schools to support students with documented needs. OPB is following the parents’ fight, which you can read about here: https://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-portland-public-school-autism-therapy-classroom/
After a failed attempt at mediation, Wiscarson Law is currently involved in a Due Process Hearing in Polk County. Read about it here: Polk County Itemizer-Observer, Oct 4 2017
Service animals continue to be a controversial topic in the news. Follow the below link to read Diane Wiscarson’s recently published article explaining how they relate to IEPs. July issue of Exceptional Parent
Diane Wiscarson has written an article about special education students’ rights with regards to transportation that was published in the latest Spectrum Magazine. You can find it here on page 30.
Exceptional Parent Magazine published an article by Diane Wiscarson. This article explains ESY; what it stands for, what it is, and who qualifies. View the article here.
The Oregon Civil Rights Newsletter has published an article by Diane Wiscarson and Kelsey Coulter. This article outlines a variety of school-related scenarios and explains which type of lawyer is needed in each case. View the article here.