Welcome

Welcome to SchoolKidsLawyer.com!

Our firm concentrates its practice in the areas of Special Education LawGuardianship and  Disability Law.

Our philosophy is to make access to legal and advocacy services as simple and affordable as possible. We understand that your focus is on your child, not legal matters. We also understand that attorneys can sometimes increase your anxiety. That is why we are advocates first and foremost.

We are also committed to respond quickly to your needs. As such we will always try to respond to your inquiries within twenty-four (24) hours.

Who We Are

SchoolKidsLawyer.com is a service provided by Thurston Law Offices LLC. Our mission is to assure that all children, especially those with special needs, have access to a Free Appropriate Public Education.  We aim to balance the power between schools and families.

Here is what parents like you said about us:

“Thank you so much for representing us through this entire elongated process. It has been such a pleasure working with you, you have given a voice to the voiceless [Child’s Name]. It has been a long journey in securing the right educational settings and therapies for our son which could not have been done without your knowledge and assistance. We will never hesitate to refer you to families struggling with the same issues. You have gone above and beyond our expectations for a lawyer, you give the profession a good name. Words cannot express our gratitude.”

Joyce and Erik S.

Read how we have helped some of our other clients.

More about Rob Thurston, the “SchoolKidsLawyer”.

How We Help

Advocacy and Legal Services:

Special Education Law

Guardianship

30 min. Consultation – $100

Resources to #KnowYourRights

General Practice to meet your other legal needs

Tell us what we can do for you!

 

SKL Blog

What is a “reasonable accommodation”?

Recently I was asked to explain what a “reasonable accommodation” is. The person put the question in some context:   Their child’s “special education school thinks a table in classroom with curtain is a reasonable accommodation for his bathroom needs. The class is coed teenagers with different cognitive and physical abilities.” I doubt this is a …

Websites for Parents of Twice Exceptional (2e) Kids

Identifying 2e Children https://www.brainbalancecenters.com/blog/2015/02/identifying-twice-exceptional-children/   Tips for Parents: Meeting the Needs of 2e Children http://www.davidsongifted.org/Search-Database/entry/A10140   7 Myths About 2E Students https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/empowering-your-child/building-on-strengths/7-myths-about-twice-exceptional-2e-students   Gifted Children With Learning Disabilities https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/empowering-your-child/building-on-strengths/gifted-childrens-challenges-with-learning-and-attention-issues   2e Newsletter http://www.2enewsletter.com/index.html   NEA: Twice Exceptional Dilemma http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/twiceexceptional.pdf [PDF File]   Amazon.com Books on 2e Kids http://amzn.to/2jtknFy