Volume 9, Issue 1
Care Advocacy Services:
A Case Study
Learn about how our new Care Advocacy Services provided the support and protection one family needed so their loved one with special needs could stay in her home and continue to live her best life.

Special Ed Q&A: Transportation
What is the school’s obligation to transport my child if we take the Jon Peterson or Autism Scholarships?

Introducing Care Advocacy Services
Caring for a loved one with special needs or an aging parent can be overwhelming. Our Care Coordinator and attorneys work closely together to connect you with an extensive network of resources, recommend services, monitor your loved one's care, and advocate on their behalf. Click here for details.
Three Attorneys Named Among the
Best Lawyers in America
Congratulations to Attorneys Franklin Hickman , Janet Lowder , and John Harrison for being named among the Best Lawyers in America . Franklin was named in the area of Education Law, and Janet and John in the area of Trusts & Estates. In addition, Janet was named "Lawyer of the Year - Cleveland" for Elder Law.
Upcoming Events
How much should your child be learning in a school year? Are they on track? Bill Musolf, Director of Enrollment Management at Lawrence School, will answer your questions regarding academic performance and how it relates to academic progress monitoring .
We’ve created a regular gathering for people with like challenges to get together and support and learn from one another – not about how to be a caregiver, but how to deal with all of the very real things you’re going through yourself.
Saturday 10/5, 8:30 am
Join us for this popular retreat and learn about ways to effectively advocate for your child at school, while relaxing among friends and enjoying some much needed time for yourself.  
Saturday 11/2, 10:00 am
Learn the nuts and bolts of trust administration, including trustee responsibilities and reporting requirements, how trust administration impacts government benefits, and using care managers to ensure quality of life.