Diane Wiscarson, on behalf of her client, Vanessa Smith, filed an Oregon Civil Rights complaint against Portland Public Schools for releasing special education students before the end of the school day. Both Diane Wiscarson and Vanessa Smith were interviewed for a news story and article by KATU news. This story can be accessed here.
Portland Public Schools is facing an Oregon Civil Rights Complaint for dismissing special education students early. This is the same issue that faced Beaverton School District several months ago. Diane Wiscarson is featured in an article about the case in The Oregonian. You can see the article here.
Special Olympics of Oregon and Nike teamed up for a one day event for youth ages 6 to 18 with intellectual disabilities. Sports included are basketball, golf, soccer, and track & field. Please see the flyer attached below for more information, including how to sign up. 20160620172205214
Diane Wiscarson’s article includes information on what happens when it is time to switch from an IFSP to an IEP, including tips for your involvement in these important meetings. The article is available here.
See the Lund Report’s article about Christie and Eric Riehl’s battle with Oregon’s healthcare bureaucracy. Christie has been working through the system for a very long time to obtain appropriate care and treatment for her daughter, Elie. The article is available here.
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