Most parents whose child has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) know that schools are required by law to offer assistance to students with disabilities. However, many are confused about the complexities of the process and aren’t sure how far to push for services. In response to requests from parent groups, the Posternock Apell, PC Special Ed Team has created a slide deck that provides an overview of these topics:

Synopsis of federal disability laws

Features of IEP vs. 504 Plan

Tips for writing letters in support

Special Ed for the student with OCD

Related Services such as physical & occupational therapy

IEP & 504 Accommodations

How to request an IEP & 504 plan

Tips on preparing for the meeting

If you have further questions after viewing the slide deck, feel free to contact New Jersey special ed lawyer Diana Sever at (856) 642-6445.