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Court Finds School District May Have Violated Disabled Student's Civil Rights

Thursday, December 3, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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Theresa Wynne, Lawrence Zucker II

JD Supra Business Advisor, 12/02/2015

 

 

In T.B., et al. v. San Diego Unified School District (No. 12-56060, Amended 11/19/15), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a reasonable jury could find the San Diego Unified School District (“school district”) was deliberately indifferent in refusing to specify in an individualized education plan (“IEP”) whether a school nurse would assist with a disabled child’s gastronomy tube (“g-tube”) feedings, and that the child’s parents were entitled to a greater range of attorneys’ fees than granted by the District Court.

 

Click here to read the full article in the JDSupra Business Advisor 12/02/15


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This website was updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.
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