It depends on if KY is a one-party or two-party state. Either way, you should contact a local Education Law attorney to help you with this matter. Good Luck!
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You need to consult with a local attorney regarding whether Kentucky permits one-party or two-party recording. In the majority of states it is not legal to record a person without their knowledge; however, some states permit it. You need to find out what Kentucky permits.
Best of luck.
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In KY, only one party needs to have knowledge about a recording. However, I can't advise whether or not it is enough that you know, in this situation. You may want to contact an attorney in your area, to find out all your rights as a parent and what you may be able to do if you think the school is not providing the services you are eligible for. I'm not sure if the Children's Advocacy Center here in Lexington would be able to assist you in Martin, but it may be worth a call and see if you can schedule a consult with them.
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Your child is surrounded by legal and constitutional protections provided by state and federal laws and regulations concerning handicapped students. Meet with the school's special education department and express your concerns. If you get no relief there, call for an IEP team meeting to formalize those concerns.
You should speak with a special education attorney. You can use the Find a Lawyer link on this page.