The Department of Education’s October 2012 report reveals that disability-related complaints, alleging violations of disability rights, accounted for over 55 percent of those complaints received by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights during a three-year period from 2009-2011. Violations alleged include disability harassment, the right for students with disabilities to have free and appropriate education, and the denial of benefits. Read the full article by Michelle Diament of disabilityscoop.com here: http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2012/10/03/school-complaints-record/16578/. See the U.S. Department of Education’s report here: http://www2.ed.gov/documents/news/section-504.pdf
If we can be of assistance to you regarding disability benefits, please call us at (301) 563-6685 or toll-free at (888) 558-7871. You can also complete one of the contact forms directly on our website, and we will contact you for a consultation concerning your situation.
We have significant experience representing clients seeking disability benefits. For more information and how you may be impacted, contact one of our Disability Benefits attorneys, Elliott Andalman and Peter Casciano.