With distance-learning the norm now, can I record my child’s class session?

Special education attorney Jeffrey Forte of Fairfield County is interviewed by CT Post reporter, Jo Kroeker, about whether or not parents can record their child’s class session during distance-learning. https://www.ctinsider.com/news/coronavirus/ctpost Darien parent Tricia Bresnahan said her son, a seventh grader, benefits both from the group instruction online for general education and, when it starts, one-on-one […]

Coronavirus & Compensatory Education: Students with disabilities are missing out during COVID-19

As Published by The Hartford Courant By Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq. Op-Ed Contributing Writer To See The Hartford Courant Article, click here or read below: Students with disabilities are missing out during COVID-19 By Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq. Of nearly 550,000 students currently enrolled across Connecticut’s 200 school districts, there are some 80,000 students with […]

Q&A for Parents

Q&A for Parents: What You Need To Know Relating to a School District’s Responsibilities to Provide Special Education & Related Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Virus Outbreak By Special Education Attorney Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq. | Forte Law Group LLC The United States Department of Education just issued guidance to local school […]

Basics & Overview of the IDEA

By Jeff Forte, Esq. Fairfield County Special Education Attorney Jeff Forte discusses the basics and general overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in this parent empowering tutorial video. If you suspect your child may have a disability, then it is critical that you to become familiar with the special education acronym and legal […]

Fairfield County Parent Magazine publishes special education article authored by Jeffrey Forte

The September 2019 issue of Fairfield County Parent Magazine featured a leading article authored by special education attorney Jeffrey Forte entitled, “School Refusal Requires Immediate Action.” The article includes practical tips on how to address a child’s anxiety and school refuse within the IEP. >> The September 2019 issue of Fairfield County Parent Magazine

Connecticut Parent Magazine publishes special education article authored by Jeffrey Forte

The September 2019 issue of Connecticut Parent Magazine featured a leading article authored by special education attorney Jeffrey Forte entitled, “School Refusal Requires Immediate Action.” The article includes practical tips on how to address a child’s anxiety and school refuse within the IEP. >> The September 2019 issue of Connecticut Parent Magazine

Attorney Jeff Forte discusses IEE’s at SPEDNet

SPEDNet Wilton Invites Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq., of Forte Law Group, to discuss the laws and guidelines concerning IEEs and to address your child’s rights to an IEE; what constitutes an IEE; the value of an IEE and why your child may need one; who can conduct an IEE and how it is conducted; and […]

Town of Norwalk, school system, officials to be sued after sensitive video of a child was posted on social media

FOX61, NORWALK — A classroom video of a Norwalk elementary school student was posted on social media and now the student’s family attorney has filed a “statutory notice of claim” and a “preservation of evidence” order to prepare their lawsuit…. Read the full article here. THE HOUR, NORWALK – On Wednesday, the Shelton-based Forte Law Group […]