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Law Office of Michelle Becker 3579 E. Foothill Blvd., #636 Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 627-2596

Bringing peace of mind to parents of children with special needs.

Practice Areas

Individualized Education Programs (IEP's)

Written document developed for a public school child who is eligible for special education which identifies the specific education program for that child.

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Section 504 Plans for Students with Disabilities

Written educational plan developed for a child who has a disability identified under the American's with Disabilities Act and is enrolled in an elementary or secondary educational institution and is not eligible for an IEP.

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Manifestation Determination Reviews

A student may not be suspended or be recommended for expulsion unless the superintendent or principal of the student's school has determined that the student has violated at least one rule on an enumerated list as identified in the district's code of conduct.

Find out more about Expulsions

Understanding Assessments

There are a variety of assessments schools can use to determine what your child's needs are and how best to meet those needs

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California Compliance Complaints

Written complaint by parent or guardian to the California Department of Education (CDE) when a school violates either the Federal IDEA or California State education laws affecting special education

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Due Process Complaints and Hearings

Parents who disagree with the outcome of an assessment, determination of IEP eligibility,  services provided or a variety of other disputes with respect to their child's  special education program has the right to address these disputes with the school district in a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge.

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If you need assistance with any educational issue, please contact Michelle at 626-627-2596 or email Michelle at

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