• Violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

    • District failed in "Child Find" obligations

    • District failed to timely assess a student for special education

  • Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)

    • District failed to appropriately implement an IEP

    • Student is not making meaningful progress at school

    • District denied Parents' participation at IEP Meetings

  • Violations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504)

    • Discrimination based on Student's disabilities​​

  • Section 504 Plan
    • District failed to assess Student for a 504 Plan
    • District failed to implement Student's 504 Plan

    • District failed to hold annual 504 Plan Meetings


We assist Students ages 3 to 22 in their special education provided by public school districts. Whether a Student is already eligible for special education or is seeking eligibility for services, we are here to lend a hand and guide them through it.

  • Special Education Eligibility

    • Intellectual Disabilities (ID)

    • Speech or Language Impairment (SLI)

    • Visual Impairment (VI)

    • Emotional Disturbance (ED)

    • Orthopedic Impairment (OI)

    • Other Health Impairment (OHI)

      • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

      • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

      • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

      • Bipolar Disorders

      • Epilepsy

      • Other Neurological Disorders

    • Specific Learning Disability (SLD)

    • Deafness

    • Hard of Hearing (HH)

    • Deaf-Blindness

    • Multiple Disabilities (MD)

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

      • Asperger Syndrome ("High Functioning" Autism)

    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)

    • District denied Parent's request for an IEE

Issues Students May Be Facing At School

Parents and Guardians know their children best. Sometimes, they suspect complications in their Student's education, but they cannot get to the root of the problems.  To help brainstorm possible issues Students may be encountering, here is a list of hardships we commonly see Students face:

  • Educational Placements

    • District failed to consider Parents' input for Student's placement

      • General Education (with or without support)

      • Special Day Class (SDC)

      • Non-Public Schools (NPS)

      • Home or Hospital Instruction

  • Special Education Services

    • District failed to provide appropriate services for Student's areas of need

      • Resource Specialist Program (RSP) for academic needs

      • Speech and Language Therapy

        • Non-verbal; Articulation; Pragmatics; Social Skills

      • Occupational Therapy (OT)

        • Fine Motor; Sensory Needs

      • Physical Therapy (PT)

      • Behavior Intervention

      • Behavior Support

  • School Discipline Actions for Students with IEPs

    • Suspensions

    • Expulsions

    • Manifestation Determination Review



Tony Tai Nguyen

Special Education Attorney, PC

600 West Santa Ana Blvd., Suite 208,

Santa Ana, California 92701

(Click here for directions)

Phone (949) 445-3437

Fax (888) 822-1528

E-mail Info@K12EdLaw.com

Web www.K12EdLaw.com




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Directions: Suite 208 is located on the 2nd floor of the Civic Center Plaza Towers. The building's main entrance faces north towards Santa Ana Blvd.  There is an attached parking structure south of the building.



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