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.  Such cases include determinations regarding eligibility for special education services, the delivery of special medical services at school or the impact of an intellectual disability on a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court disposition.

This website is designed to give lawyers direct and easy access to basic information and resources about special education and remedies for special needs children.

See a glossary of essential terms and definitions for special education.