Welcome to our special education law section, a valuable resource hub designed to equip parents with basic legal knowledge and insights to champion their child's educational journey. Delve into a curated collection of key laws and influential court cases that illuminate your rights, demystify the legal landscape, and empower you to advocate effectively within the school system. Whether you're seeking clarity on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), accommodations, or more, our expertly curated content will guide you toward informed and confident advocacy for your child's exceptional needs.

IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) 

U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) website.


Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Parental Rights In Special Education (PRISE)  

The State of New Jersey Department of Education / Special Education ( Parental Rights in Special Education - The first and most important document you need to read when you are a parent of special needs children. This should be offered to you every time you meet with the Child Study Team.

The Right to Special Education in NJ  

Education Law Center (

New Jersey Administrative Code - Special Education  

The State of New Jersey ( - N.J.A.C. 6A:14, Special Education

Student Discipline Rights and Procedures  

Education Law Center (

NJ Policy Letter on Extended School Year Services  


Understanding Public School Residency Requirements  

Education Law Center (

Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying  

The State of New Jersey Department of Education (

Endrew v. Douglas County  

One the most important Supreme Court rulings in recent memory. A must know change in creating IEPs.

The New Jersey Dyslexia Handbook  

The purpose of The New Jersey Dyslexia Handbook: A Guide to Early Literacy Development & Reading Struggles is to provide information to educators, students, families, and community members about dyslexia, early literacy development, and the best practices for identification, instruction, and accommodation of students who have reading difficulties.

Statewide Parent Resource Network (SPAN)  

The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) is an independent organization committed to empowering families as advocates and partners in improving education, health, and mental health outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youth. SPAN is a "first stop" for New Jersey families.

Section 504, Rehabilitation Act 1973  

The US Department of Labor (, under the American's with Disability Act, ensures that students facing medical conditions affecting their ability to access education receive the necessary support for academic success.

Contact Us

How Can We Help You?

We are here to support you and your child on your educational advocacy journey. Whether you have questions, need guidance, or are ready to take the next steps in advocating for your child's rights, our team at Wings to Learning Advocacy LLC is just a phone call or email away.