He was put in a life skills program for 5 th and 6th grade with no academics and regressed on his previous skills.
I am a NY lawyer. The answer is Yes. However, the proof of failure to provide FAPE, is the hard part. If you are even considering this, speak to an education lawyer before attending a CSE or speaking with your district. You must have a goal in your mind - either more services, going out of district, etc.
Attorney Siegel is 100% correct.
Do get in contact with her or Attorney Andrew Cuddy, who is also licensed in NY. Both are attorneys who know thier stuff when it comes to Due Process hearings and SRO appeals.
Good luck gather your data on regression, from every available source.
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