Responsive, accessible, compassionate 

education attorney for New Jersey students

with special needs

Since 2008,  I have practiced exclusively as an education lawyer representing families of students with special needs.  As both an attorney and the mother of a child with disabilities, I have extensive professional and personal experience with special education law, and know firsthand that trying to navigate the special education system alone can be overwhelming and emotionally challenging for families. 

 

My first and foremost goal is to ensure that the educational rights of New Jersey students and their families are protected, and that each student receives an appropriate education that is individually tailored to meet her/his unique needs.  I am committed to providing assertive, cost-effective educational advocacy on behalf of students and their families, while simultaneously striving to maintain a positive and cooperative relationship with the child's school district and current educational placement whenever feasible.

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 My South Jersey office, located in Cherry Hill, provides special education advocacy to families residing throughout Southern and Central New Jersey, including but not limited to Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, Salem County, Atlantic County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Ocean County, Mercer County, and Monmouth County.  We are conveniently located within easy driving distance of the cities and townships of Berlin, Blackwood, Burlington, Camden, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Deptford, Evesham, Gibbsboro, Gloucester, Haddon Township, Haddon Heights, Haddonfield, Maple Shade, Marlton, Medford, Medford Lakes, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Mount Laurel, Mullica Hill, Pennsauken, Sewell,   Sicklerville, Voorhees, Washington, Willingboro, Williamstown, Winslow,  and Woodbury.   

Our Cherry Hill, New Jersey office provides legal assistance to families needing help with the following educational issues:

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      Eligibility for Special Education Services

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       Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)

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       Representation at IEP meetings

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      Mediations, Resolution Sessions and Due

      Process Hearings

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      504 Plans

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      Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS)

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      Modifications and Accommodations

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      Placement, options including Unilateral

      Placements

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      Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

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      Evaluations

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      Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs)

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      School Discipline

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      Suspensions and Expulsions

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      Extended School Year (ESY) and Extended 

      School Day (ESD) Services

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      Related Services

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      Supplemental Services

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      Transportation Services

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      Manifestation Determinations

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      Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB)

 

 

Kyra Nicole Smith, Esquire

Attorney at Law

New Jersey Special Education Attorney

Practicing Education Law in Southern and Central NJ on behalf of Students with Special Needs

Tel: (856) 630-9899     Email: KyraSmithLaw@gmail.com

Is your child struggling in school? Is the school district failing to provide needed educational services? Let our office help!

If you have any concerns regarding your child's current educational program, or believe that your school district may not be complying with federal and state education laws, please contact my office to schedule a no-obligation consultation.  Evening and weekend appointments are always available.