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My daughter's high school has been in violation of IDEA and failed to execute appropriate support for her education. She has a clinical diagnosis of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder and the actions of the school have not only failed to support her educational needs but also caused undue stress that makes her symptoms worse. It is not psychological care that we have asked for but educational support. It took 3 quarters of this year for them to respond to my request for consideration for a 504 plan. They did not deny 504 or IEP they just ignored the requests. I have several documented examples of situations where the school simply did not take actions that they should have. They also have not denied services or said that my support requests are unfounded. Is there anything that we can do?
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At this point, since you have exhausted your channels your next step is to proceed with suit in federal court under the IDEA against the school. You will need medical documentation of the condition from her therapist along with recommendations for the IEP from the therapist to proceed with the case, since the IEP recommendations would be what you would use to argue the school has ignored and failed to provide. You will need a local attorney involved in the case and to find one you can use the same sites used by other attorneys, http://www.martindale.com and http://www.findlaw.com


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