SPECIAL EDUCATION AND DISABILITY LAW
For several years, Attorney Jamie Mattice has worked with children in special education and their parents throughout Fairfield, Westchester, Putnam, Orange and Dutchess counties.
Attorney Mattice is responsive to client concerns and devotes her time fighting for the rights of special needs children and their parents who disagree with the special education program provided by their school district or the utter lack thereof. Her representation includes attendance at Committee on Special Education meetings and Planning and Placement Team meetings, assisting clients with the development of Individualized Education Plans and/or 504 Plans in an effort to achieve a free and appropriate public education. She has also represented children in disciplinary and bullying matters and Dignity for All Students Act investigations.
Attorney Mattice works collaboratively with clients in tuition reimbursement matters at Impartial Hearings, appeals to the New York State Review Office and Federal Court and in settlement negotiations.