Lawyers practicing in the areas of education law, family law, criminal law, juvenile justice and personal injury may encounter situations involving children with special needs who need services. 


Pediatricians are often confronted with requests to help patients with disabilities that require special education services in schools. Parents ask for a doctor’s input for determination of special education eligibility,

Mental Health Providers

Mental health professionals see situations where children are struggling to manage emotional and psychological challenges in the school environment.