What do I do if I believe my child needs special education and the school says no?

Asked about 4 years ago - York, PA

My child is in 6th grade and is autitic and ADHD combined. He's 'main streamed' and struggling. He has 1 friend. The teachers say he has no issues, but comes home and has meltdown regularly. He started biting.

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  1. Answered . You should consult with an attorney. There are some options if you disagree with a school's decision on whether or not to place a child in special education. It's hard to say what would be best here without knowing all the facts.

    Justin C. Gearty Jr.

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