Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Inclusive Education Project Podcast

Dec 11, 2018

When there is a violation of a student’s rights under the IDEA, what remedies are available? How can the situation be “fixed”? Sometimes, it takes collaboration and other times, it takes creativity in order to provide a remedy that is appropriate in each given circumstance. 

Whether you file for a Due Process hearing or you find yourself in settlement discussions with your child’s school, it’s important to be aware of some of the remedies available to you. In this episode, we discuss examples of remedies that we’ve come across in our experiences as special education lawyers.

What We Discuss in This Episode:

  • What is compensatory education and what are the different types?
  • If the harm suffered by the child is difficult to quantify, how can the compensatory calculations be made?
  • How can an expert help in determining remedy calculations?
  • It’s important to determine the level of violation but just as important is determining the needs of the child in order to determine the remedy
  • What are the two things to look for in a successful settlement?
  • What can you include in your settlement agreement?
  • What happens in informal meetings?
  • Why it’s important to target the root of the problem when submitting Complaints
  • Is Alternative Dispute Resolution right for you?
  • Make sure the settlement agreement is crystal clear and includes all of the material information

Thank you for listening!

Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday.

If you enjoyed this episode and believe in our message, then please help us get the word out about this podcast. Rate and Review this show in Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, or Google Play. It helps other listeners find this show.

Be sure to connect with us and reach out with any questions/concerns:




IEP website

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not to be construed as legal advice specific to your circumstances. If you need help with any legal matters, be sure to consult with an attorney regarding your specific needs.