As an attorney who represents juveniles charged with a crime and as a husband of a teacher I am often asked can the ________(teacher, principal, resource officer, cop or insert authoritative figure)... more
Fraud perpetrated by for-profit colleges is a growing problem for the government and for students alike. Already, there have been many fraud rings busted by authorities. These rings were oftentimes... more
In Northern Virginia's largest school system (Fairfax County Public Schools) many schools refuse to provide the kind of scientifically evaluated and peer reviewed program for dyslexics that Federal... more
What is Early Intervention?
The term Early Intervention refers to services given to very young children with special needs, generally from birth until the child turns three. For this reason, these... more
Q: How do I know if my child should be receiving special education services?
A:You can have your school system perform an assessment by asking for one in writing. You need to include the areas of... more
IEP stands for Individualized Education Program (alternatively called an Individualized Education Plan, Individual Education Plan, or some combination thereof).
The IEP is a legally binding document... more
Since 1984, public high school students have enjoyed a federally protected right to form student clubs on public school campuses. The Equal Access Act provides an easily understood guide to your... more
Attorney Kristin Bricketto has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to representing individuals with special needs. Prior to joining Freeman Law Offices, Bricketto worked as a staff attorney... more
Like any good parent, you want your child to have the best education possible.Unfortunately, the school district where you live just doesnt cut it.You do have a family member, however, such as a... more