After a failed attempt at mediation, Wiscarson Law is currently involved in a Due Process Hearing in Polk County. Read about it here: Polk County Itemizer-Observer, Oct 4 2017
Service animals continue to be a controversial topic in the news. Follow the below link to read Diane Wiscarson’s recently published article explaining how they relate to IEPs. July issue of Exceptional Parent
Diane Wiscarson has written an article about special education students’ rights with regards to transportation that was published in the latest Spectrum Magazine. You can find it here on page 30.
Exceptional Parent Magazine published an article by Diane Wiscarson. This article explains ESY; what it stands for, what it is, and who qualifies. View the article here.
The Oregon Civil Rights Newsletter has published an article by Diane Wiscarson and Kelsey Coulter. This article outlines a variety of school-related scenarios and explains which type of lawyer is needed in each case. View the article here.
In response to their refusal to allow a service animal at school, Wiscarson Law files civil rights complaint against Roseburg Public Schools. Read story here. http://www.nrtoday.com/news/education/student-files-civil-rights-complaint-against-roseburg-public-schools-for/article_a8db6399-9da5-5840-a1a3-10a59e21ab29.html
DJC Oregon published an announcement regarding Kelsey Coulter’s move to Wiscarson Law. Read it here. http://djcoregon.com/news/2017/05/01/wiscarson-law-adds-coulter/
Native Oregonian Kelsey Coulter has joined Wiscarson Law. Read about her on our website and here in the Oregon Business Journal. http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/potmsearch/detail/submission/6419139
Service Animals are discussed by Diane Wiscarson in the spring issue of Spectrums Magazine. The article provides an in-depth look at which laws pertain to service animals at school. The article can be accessed here. http://spectrumsmagazine.com/the-magazine/current-issue/
Diane Wiscarson was recently interviewed on OPB’s Think Out Loud program regarding a landmark United States Supreme Court ruling affecting all special education students. The case, referred to as Endrew F., helps define the standard of special education to be given. Listen here. https://soundcloud.com/thinkoutloudopb/what-a-scotus-ruling-means-for