Learning Rights Law Center has exciting news! We have hired a new Executive Director, Nancy Peponis, to take the helm and lead us into the future!
Learning Rights attended the Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event on April 21st at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
What a phenomenal event!!!
It was incredible to see so many people out walking and enjoying the day while supporting those with autism.
Devon Rios – Equal Justice Works Fellow, sponsored by Munger Tolles & Olson was recently featured in L.A. Weekly Magazine.
A parent is a child’s best advocate so LRLC offers “Hands-On, Self-Advocacy Training for At-Risk Communities,” an intensive program that teaches parents about education rights and provides them with practical skills to advocate for their children.
To learn more about the T.I.G.E.R program, Click Here.
March 12, 2009,
Janeen Steel, Executive Director Learning Rights Law Center, testifies at a US Congressional hearing in Washington DC, regarding lost educational opportunities in alternative settings.
William,William S. is a 7-year-old boy with autism, attending school within Long Beach USD. William had a very chaotic and traumatic early childhood, with virtually no early intervention services. As such, he is significantly behind his peers in terms of his communication and social-emotional development. Read more...
Nathan,Nathan is 5 year old, talkative and energetic Kindergartener who often could not sit still long enough to follow a story or class assignment. Nathan does not yet know his alphabet, numbers or how to read basic words and was forced to sit at the teachers desk daily to work on assignments. Read more...