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Read about Lidia Saavedra’s advocacy for Wiscarson Law clients in the South County Spotlight. Find out how Lidia found her calling as an advocate, and what she does now to share that knowledge with others.  The article is available here.

See this FAQ regarding the Compensatory Education Program (CEP) at Beaverton School District this summer as a result of the Voluntary Resolution Agreement (VRA) signed between the District and the Office for Civil Rights. The complaint was filed by Diane Wiscarson on behalf of Louis Feldman.  The document provided by Beaverton School District to parents…

OPB published an article about the resolution of the Civil Rights Complaint against Beaverton School District that was filed last summer.  Diane Wiscarson is quoted in the article about the case she filed on behalf of her client, Louis Feldman.  The 1,000 affected students will each be eligible to receive 15 extra hours of compensatory…

Below you can read the official letter from the Office for Civil Rights and the accompanying Voluntary Resolution Agreement in regards to the civil rights complaint filed by Diane Wiscarson on behalf of her client, Louis Feldman, last summer.  The Beaverton School District has agreed to provide 15 hours of extra classroom time this summer…

KATU featured a story regarding the Oregon Civil Rights Complaint filed against the Beaverton School District by Diane Wiscarson on behalf of Louis Feldman and his son Noah. Louis Feldman was interviewed for this story, which you can access by clicking the link below. KATU News Story on OCR Complaint

KGW, a Portland news station, interviewed Diane Wiscarson and her client, Louis Feldman, regarding the Voluntary Resolution Agreement reached between the Office of Civil Rights and the Beaverton School District. The link to the news video is below. KGW News Story on OCR Complaint Resolution

The Beaverton Valley Times reports on the Civil Rights Complaint against Beaverton School District filed last summer by Diane Wiscarson, on behalf of Louis Feldman and his son, Noah. As a result of Beaverton School District’s civil rights violations, the District must offer each of the approximately 1,000 affected special education students 15 extra hours…

Diane Wiscarson authored an Op Ed piece for the Portland Tribune about REACH 2020, the all-inclusive goal for special education students, set by Portland Public Schools.  The full article is available here, where you can read why this approach might not be attainable for all.

The Beaverton Resource Guide features Daniel Fitzgerald and the process he went through to find and secure a job at Pizzicato, a local pizza restaurant. A local company, Dirkse Counseling & Consulting, Inc, helped Daniel determine his skill-set  then found a local business to work with Daniel and carve out a job perfectly fitting his…

The Portland Tribune’s second article about special education reform in Portland Public Schools is an eye-opening article featuring opinions from a wide-range of people involved with the special education system including teachers and parents.  The full article is available here.

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