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  • Emancipation in New York

    Emancipation is the process of a parent giving up control over a minor child so that the child has control over his own legal decisions and support before he is an adult (age 18). Content Detail

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    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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    Spanish / Español

I need to appeal a decision or file a complaint about my education (3)+

I need information about special education (3)+

I have an IEP (3)+

  • How to advocate for a student with disabilities

    This webpage has links to online articles that will help you learn how to advocate for a student with special needs, for example, how to ask the right questions, how to negotiate with educators, how to manage your child's documents, how to handle disagreements about an IEP, and more. Content Detail

    By:
    Wrightslaw.com
  • Key Terms and Acronyms in Special Education Law

    This article is a list of terms commonly used in special education law, for example, IEP, CSE, BIP, AT, Section 504, and more. Content Detail

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    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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    Spanish / Español
  • Special Education

    This guide is meant to introduce parents of students in New York City to the special education process. It provides an overview of special education services, the rights of students with disabilities, and your rights as the parent of a child with a disability. This guide is meant primarily for parents of school-age children, from kindergarten to 12th grade. Content Detail

    By:
    Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.

I am facing a school suspension (5)+

I was stopped by the police (1)+

I need health services (2)+

I am in foster care (2)+

  • Answers from Lawyers for Children

    Lawyers for Children have made videos and handbooks to help answers questions you may have about foster care, education, LGBTQ youth, pregnant and parenting teens, and mental health issues in English and Spanish. Read More

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    Lawyers For Children, Inc.
  • What are my rights as a child in foster care?

    This booklet is about the legal rights of kids in foster care and includes information about visits, school, pregnancy, sexual orientation, legal help, court and what to do if there are problems. Content Detail

    By:
    Lawyers For Children, Inc.

I identify as LGBTQ (2)+

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