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
The AAML (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers) has published an article by Diane Wiscarson. This article provides an in depth look at some of the potential complications when dealing with a divorce and a child’s special education. The article can be accessed here.
Diane Wiscarson authored an article in the October Family Law Newsletter from the Oregon State Bar providing information about potential complications when dealing with a divorce and a child’s special education needs at the same time. The newsletter is available below. osb-newsletter
Wiscarson Law has relocated to NW Portland! The new location has even easier freeway access and plenty of free parking. We are located on the second floor in Suite 240, and would love for you to stop by and see our new location. Please note our new address: 3330 NW Yeon Ave Suite 240 Portland,…
The September issue of Portland Lifestyle & Family magazine features an article by Diane Wiscarson. This article offers an overview of finding and navigating the various public agency services that are available for individuals with special needs. The full article can be accessed here.
The Oregon State Bar Bulletin has a short blurb in their latest issue about the newest location for Wiscarson Law. After many years in downtown Portland, Wiscarson Law recently moved to the industrial area of Northwest Portland. There is quick access to the freeways, and plenty of free parking. All of the other contact information…
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.