Lara Hruska

August 20, 2021

Looking Ahead – Vision Therapy as a Related Service in WA Special Education Law

Cedar Law, PLLC, recently won a case on – among other issues – a novel question of whether vision therapy can be required for FAPE in […]
July 19, 2021

Civil Rights Volunteer Opportunity

The Kienan Ellis Education Project (KEEP) needs volunteer attorneys.  Attorneys are needed to represent students in school discipline hearings to ensure equitable and appropriate educational outcomes. […]
August 26, 2020

Adult Civics Happy Hour on Policing

In 2017, Cedar Law Partner Shannon McMinimee joined an Adult Civics Happy Hour/Channel 253 panel with Vanessa Hernandez from the Northwest Justice Project and Pierce County […]
July 2, 2019

How to Talk About Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

Eleven national organizations worked together to create this resource excerpted below: Parents and educators may have different opinions about specific terms like dyslexia or more general […]
March 12, 2019

New Student Discipline Rules Implementation

Here’s a bulletin issued by OSPI on the new student discipline rules. You can find read more about it on the State Office of the Superintendent […]
January 2, 2019

New Beginnings for 2019

Thank you to all of our supporters for a fantastic 2018. This year, we added three new attorneys to our team, expanded our practice into employment […]
November 15, 2018
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Hot Law: Cannabis in Schools

Update: On April 30, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed “Ducky’s Bill,” which will allow students in Washington to access medical marijuana therapies in the school setting. For […]
October 10, 2018

Paraeducator Support as a Supplementary Aid and Service: An Overview of Special Education Citizen Complaint (SECC) NO. 17-49

When I first arrived in Seattle in 2010, I kept hearing the same refrain about how a 1:1 aide in the general education setting impacted least […]
February 6, 2015

Public Records Act – A Huge Consideration for Schools

This morning, I came across a post from an attorney friend at the Attorney General’s Office on my Facebook feed that read: That collective groan you […]