Past Results

DISCLAIMER: I have provided zealous, efficient and effective representation to families of children with special needs for over 15 years.  Here are some of the successful outcomes I have achieved for my clients.  Please keep in mind that special education matters depend greatly on the facts of each individual case. The favorable results I achieved in the following decisions do not guarantee I will win the same results in your case. Please contact me to discuss the merits of your particular case.

 

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E.S. v. Nazareth Area School District

In this case, the District wrongly billed the Department of Public Welfare $47,000 for Student’s supposedly “free” special education services. DPW then erroneously sought to recover this money by imposing a lien against a small legal settlement Parents achieved for Student. Through tenacious advocacy, I resolved the matter and ensured Student kept the money he desperately needed.

N.G. v. ______________ School District

The Hearing Officer in this case ordered the district to provide an appropriate program and placement to a mentally gifted but emotionally disturbed student. Parent also received $40,000 in a compensatory education trust.

R.S. v. Boyertown Area School District

In this case, I helped the parents of a severely bullied special needs child obtain private school tuition reimbursement and transportation to and from New Hope Academy. Parents also received considerable compensatory education.

A.H. v. Boyertown Area School District

Here, the hearing officer awarded parents private school tuition reimbursement so their severely dyslexic child could attend Delaware Valley Friends School.

K.P. v. _______________ School District

In this case, the hearing officer awarded the parents of a child with Asperger’s disorder a residential private school placement at Franklin Academy in Connecticut at District expense. He also gave parents substantial compensatory education.

A.K. v. ______________ School District

Here, the hearing officer ordered the District to pay tuition reimbursement and a transportation subsidy. Parents used this award to help their special needs child attend the Academy in Manayunk, a private school for students with language based learning disorders.

A.T. v. Lake Lehman School District

In this case, the hearing officer awarded the parents of a student with ADHD and Asperger’s Disorder gain approximately 800 hours of compensatory education, which they used to fund a private school placement.

A.T. v. Lake Lehman School District – (Extended School Year)

Here, I proved the District failed to offer the student appropriate extended school year (ESY) services during the summer of 2009.

J.S. v. Pennridge School District

In this case, with my help, the Hearing Officer awarded a young adult with severe dyslexia sufficient compensatory education so he could attend a special school in New England at District expense.

D.L. v. Daniel Boone School District;

In this case, I demonstrated that the district denied a gifted child an appropriate education. The hearing officer awarded him substantial compensatory education.

J.H. v. Exeter Township School District.

Here, the district denied a child with a language-based learning disorder an appropriate education. I helped him gain approximately 200 hours of compensatory education as well as a much better future program and placement.

D.D. v. North Penn School District

In this case, the District offered a gifted child only a cookie-cutter enrichment program. Through my advocacy, the hearing officer awarded him approximately 540 hours of compensatory education. She also ordered the district to provide substantial additional gifted services

D.R. v. North Penn School District

Here, I represented a profoundly allergic/ asthmatic child. The hearing officer awarded him a better Section 504 services agreement, together with substantial compensatory education.

R.M. v. Kennett Consolidated School District

In this case, the hearing officer awarded a gifted child substantial compensatory education. He then ordered the district to provide an individually-tailored GIEP to fit the child’s unique needs.

M.G. v. Abington School District

In this case, I represented a student with emotional disturbance whom the District wrongly treated as a mere troublemaker. Through my efforts, the hearing officer ordered the District to reimburse parents for his tuition at Vanguard Academy, plus compensatory education.