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Below is a list of some of the services that Jennifer Chang provides. Click on the titles to read more about them.

Behavior Support takes place when a student has behavior issues and district is failing to provide 1:1 aide service.

Bulling issues deals with students who are being bullied by his/her peers or school staff.

A Civil Rights Litigation is a civil lawsuit against the school district for discriminating a student based on sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, or sexual orientation.

Conservatorship is when one seeks a court order to be appointed to care for one's adult child (18+ years old).

Due Process proceeding begins with the Parent files a complaint against the school district alleging violations of federal and state education laws. If the issue cannot be resolved in mediation, a due process hearing will take place in front of an administrative judge. I will file a due process complaint against the school district with the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), attend the resolution session, mediation, and due process hearings.

Eligibility and Assessment takes place when a student needs to be referred and assessed for special education services. Or when the student was found ineligible for special education services.

Expulsion proceeding takes place to remove the Student from school for a longer period of time or indefinitely. Before this takes place, the student is given an opportunity to present his/her story of events. I will review records and attend meetings/hearings.

Suspension is a form of discipline where Student is removed from school temporarily.

Independent Educational Evaluation is an evaluation of the student that is done by a neutral third party not affiliated with the school or the school district.

Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is a written document developed for the student eligible for special education. The IEP team documents what the student’s eligibility, present levels of educational performance, goals and special education and related services the student is or will be receiving. I will attend IEP meetings.

Juvenile delinquency is a proceeding in the juvenile court for minors (under 18 years of age) participating in some act that violates the law.

Manifestation Determination is an IEP meeting to determine whether the reason the student is facing disciplinary action is due to the student’s disability.

Private School Placement occurs when a student is not making appropriate progress at the district program and needs to be placed at a non-public school (NPS) funded by the district.

Records review is a review of the student’s educational records to determine whether the student has been receiving appropriate special education assessments and services.

Section 504 Plan is for a student who needs accommodations due to medical needs.