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September 12, 2022

Latest Law Gives Students with Disabilities More Time to Finish High School

New Law to Assist Students with Disabilities! In June 2022, Governor Hochul signed a new law which clarifies that schools are allowed to continue providing instruction and services to students with […]
August 9, 2022

NEW SSI Electronic Protective Filing Tool

NEW SSI Electronic Protective Filing Tool – Individuals who want to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can now use an online tool that was recently released by the […]
September 5, 2019

Empire Justice Center and National Center for Law and Economic Justice File Class Action Disability

The Complaint alleges that Suffolk County DSS, as administered by Commissioner Pierre, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of […]
March 31, 2017

Supreme Court Decision in Endrew F. Rules Favorably for Students With Special Needs

In rejecting the notion that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) need only be reasonably calculated to allow the student to make “merely more than de minimis […]
January 3, 2017

Nassau DA’s office targets elder abuse with new unit

Jane Reinhardt, Senior Staff Attorney for our Nassau office’s Senior Citizen Unit, comments on a new Nassau County elder abuse initiative in recent Newsday article . […]