Special Education Lawyer In Avon, Connecticut

Avon, Connecticut is a picturesque town nestled in Hartford County known for its commitment to excellence in education. Avon boasts a rich academic tradition, with a diverse range of educational opportunities that cater to students of all ages. With a focus on innovation, accessibility, and a strong sense of community, Avon stands as a model for how a town can come together to provide a nurturing environment for educational advancement. Continue Reading

Navigating Connecticut’s New Bullying and School Climate Laws: A Guide for Families

By Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq. | Forte Law Group LLC As we gear up for the upcoming school year, Connecticut families should be aware of significant changes in the state’s bullying and school climate laws. These updates, outlined in the General Statute 10-222d, reflect a commitment to providing a safe and supportive environment for our students. In this artciel, we’ll break down these changes in plain language, ensuring that families Continue Reading

Navigating Connecticut’s Special Education Laws

By Jeffrey Forte, Esq. |Forte Law Group Introduction: Connecticut, like many other states in the United States, has a robust legal framework to ensure that students with disabilities receive the support they need to access a quality education. The state’s special education laws are designed to protect the rights of students with disabilities, outline their entitlements, and provide avenues for dispute resolution. In this blog post, we will explore the Continue Reading

Due Process in Connecticut Special Education

By Jeff Forte, Esq. | Forte Law Group LLC A special education due process complaint is a legal procedure available to parents or guardians of a child with disabilities when they believe that their child’s rights under special education laws have been violated. This process allows parents to initiate a formal dispute resolution procedure with their child’s school district or educational agency. When a parent files a special education due Continue Reading

Connecticut Diagnostic Placements and Special Education

by Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq. | Connecticut Special Education Attorney Parents often call Forte Law Group to ask what is a diagnostic placement. This article provides a brief overview. Interestingly, neither the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) nor the implementing federal regulations define a diagnostic placement. In application, a diagnostic placement is a structured program setting that more fully assesses the special education and related services needs for a Continue Reading