If You Think Your Child Has a Learning Disability . . .

IF you suspect your child has a learning disability, do these 5 Things I am a mother and a special-education advocate, and I have dyslexia. Many parents have confided in me that they had a “hunch” that something was not right with their child. More often than not, a parent’s hunch turns out to be […]

Authority Mag Interview on Education Reform

Allison Hertog Special Education Lawyer

Authority Magazine Interview with Allison Hertog This interview of Allison Hertog is part of Authority Magazine’s series about the things that should be done to improve the US educational system. Allison Hertog comes to the fields of special education and disability law with a highly unique background. She is one of only a handful of […]

Due Process Win for Child with Epilepsy!

Happy girl in school

Due Process Win for Child with Epilepsy Today Allison Hertog won an IEP due process hearing for a special needs child with a severe form of epilepsy.  The School Board of Broward County, Florida is the fifth largest school district in the country.  It refused to follow her doctor’s instructions for an emergency and school […]

We Filed Sexual Harassment Federal Suit

We Filed (and Settled) a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit This press release was issued on January 5, 2019 when we filed this suit.  It was settled in October of the same year. (Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) with co-counsel Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Florida attorneys, Alice K. Nelson and […]

Win in Federal Court for Our Clients!

Today our triplet clients had another huge win against the Miami-Dade County School District – the fourth largest in the country.  We’re so thrilled to report that Judge Joan Lenard of the Federal District Court of the Southern District of Florida denied the school board’s motion to dismiss our case.  Our clients, who won a due […]