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Compensatory Services and COVID – What Should You and Your School District Be Discussing, and What Should You Know?

Posted on November 4, 2020

By Alison Morris, Esq. Federal and state guidance made clear that compensatory (make-up) services might be available to students as a result of COVID instruction and services that were inappropriate. For links to some guidance,... read more

New York State Department of Health Requires Hospitals to Allow Support Persons for Patients with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities by Alison Morris, Esq.

Posted on May 22, 2020

On April 10, 2020, the New York State Department of Health issued a Health Advisory, stating “[e]ffective immediately” hospitals “are required to permit a patient support person at the patient bedside for”: Patients for whom... read more