Attorney Jeffrey Forte to Participate at ASRC Annual Fair

Attorney Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group LLC will be a legal exhibitor the 2017 Annual ASRC Autism Resource Fair. Autism Services & Resources Connecticut (ASRC) will be hosting the annual fair on November 4, 2017 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Oakdale Theater Complex located at 95 South Turnpike Road in Wallingford, Connecticut. This event historically […]

Attorney Jeffrey Forte has been invited to co-present ACES BAES

Attorney Jeffrey Forte has been invited to co-present at the fourth annual ACES Behavior Analysis in Education Series (BAES). ACES Behavior Analysis in Education Series provides continuing education opportunities to behavior analysts, teachers, therapists, parents and administrators and will address important areas in the application of behavior analysis in education. Mr. Forte will be co-presenting with […]

History of Special Education: Important Landmark Cases

FORTE LAW GROUP PRACTICE PAPER: HISTORY OF SPECIAL EDUCATION: IMPORTANT LANDMARK CASES Abstract Historically, children with disabilities received unequal treatment in the public education system throughout the United States. During and shortly thereafter the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, many parents and advocacy groups for children with disabilities began their own movement […]

How Are My Child’s IEP Goals & Objectives Developed?

How Are My Child’s IEP Goals & Objectives Developed? Parents often times find themselves overwhelmed when reviewing their child’s proposed IEP goals and objectives.  It is not an easy task.  In deciding if your child’s proposed IEP goals and objectives are appropriate ask yourself the following questions.  What assessments/evaluations/data were used to guide the development […]

Swim Angelfish Hosts Special Education Law Program with Attorney Jeffrey Forte – Norwalk, CT

Sponsored by Swim Angelfish, this special education law program is open to parents of children with special needs. Special education lawyer and certified child advocated Jeffrey Forte of Forte Law Group will discuss how parents can empower themselves as their child’s best advocate. This is an introductory program on special education law. The program will […]

Preparing For Your Child’s IEP Meeting

It is the beginning of a new school year and parents everywhere have participated in crowding local stores for the usual “Back to School” shopping spree. For parents with children with special needs the beginning of a new school year looks a bit different. For some parents, the beginning of the school year is already […]

Our Firm Launches New Website

Our law firm just launched our new website! Be sure to click around and learn more about our firm. Updated frequently, our new site and this blog is a resource for parents, providers and for other attorneys in need of knowledge on Connecticut special education laws and child advocacy. Bookmark our site for your resource […]

Emotion Disturbance (ED), Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the IDEA – Hartford County, CT

Special education attorney and certified child advocate Jeffrey Forte with guest speaker Larry Venuk, MS, BCBA Director of Behavioral Consulting Associates, LLC will be presenting on special education and a child’s behavior relating to a disability. The presentation is free to parents of children with special needs and will be held on August 22, 2017 […]

Special Education Law with Attorney Jeffrey Forte: Understanding Your Child’s Rights – Westport, CT

Jeffrey Forte will host a free presentation for parents of children with special needs seeking to gain a better understanding of their child’s educational rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This is an introductory workshop and all parents are welcome to join. It will be held on July 25, 2017 6:00-7:30pm at […]