MAYERSON & ASSOCIATES offers creative, passionate, and strategic legal representation to students and their families. Our core practice area is securing funding for tuition and/or related services under the federal IDEA statute. We also handle matters involving IEP development including 1:1 ABA instruction, bullying and other forms of abuse, inclusion, assistive technology, compensatory education, vocational/transition training, employment, suspension and expulsion hearings, discrimination, and Child Protective Services (CPS)/Administration for Children (ACS) consultation. While our practice is primarily concentrated in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, our firm consults with families both nationally and internationally. Visit our SERVICES page to learn more about how we can help you.
As many of you know, Autism's Declaration of Independence, Navigating Autism in the Age of Uncertainty, was just released. Many of you have already purchased the book, and some of you have emailed Gary your thoughts. Thank you, The feedback is very much appreciated!
Gary is speaking with various journalists and groups about the book and the unprecedented back to school issues that families are facing this year. We hope you will join him at these online events.
The Release Of Gary Mayerson’s New Book And Related August Events
At this unprecedented time of volatility and uncertainty, Gary’s timely new book, Autism’s Declaration of Independence—Navigating Autism In The Age of Uncertainty, provides parents, educators, and professionals with the tools and resources needed to plan for more positive and independent outcomes.
This unique book draws upon Gary’s more than 20 years of experience representing more than 1200 children with autism in 35 states, as well as internationally. Gary is responsible for more than 150 federal court decisions, including the first autism case to reach the U.S. Supreme Court, and is recognized as one of the nation’s leading “go to” experts in the field.
Autism’s Declaration of Independence delivers essential information and planning strategies, as well as forecasts for the future. Autism’s Declaration of Independence includes valuable and practical contributions from other top experts. It also provides readers with the intriguing backstories behind some of Gary’s more notable court cases.
Autism experts are already talking about Gary’s new book:
"A marvelous book. Truly comprehensive in scope and true to its title this volume is a practical guide for parents, professionals, and school districts…Enriched by the author's deep experience this volume will be an invaluable resource for years to come." Fred R. Volkmar M.D., Irving B. Harris Professor, Yale University, New Haven, CT
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Sudden Switch To Remote Learning Means Particular Challenge For Students With Special Needs (CBS2 NY)
In @lisaroznertv’s story, “Sudden Switch To Remote Learning Means Particular Challenge For Students With Special Needs,” Gary Mayerson provides his READ MORE