Negotiating for an IEP has become increasingly more complex, especially when language, culture, economics, and social differences enter the mix with neurodiversity. Marisol Chianello, an attorney at Learning Rights Law Center, has years of experience in providing legal immigration assistance and advocating for refugees, unaccompanied minors, battered women, children in foster care, children with special needs, and, most recently, fighting for the rights of all children to get a good education. She will join Maria Kennedy this Wednesday, April 26th at 1 pm PT, on the webcast, Crucial Conversations About Cognitive Diversity. Click here to register.
Learning Rights Law Center, founded in 2005, is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to helping underserved families in Southern California achieve education equity. They fight for students to get a fair and just public education, provide free legal representation, advice, and advocacy, and train families and communities whose children, as a consequence of disability or discrimination, have been denied equal access to a public education. For more information about the Learning Rights Law Center, contact www.learningrights.org
For nearly two decades, the LRLC has secured thousands of hours of resource support, including therapy and tutoring, for students with disabilities. They’ve also provided detailed action plans for hundreds of students with education access issues.
Marisol, a former teacher for the Montebello Unified School District, graduated from USC Law and began her career working for multiple nonprofits, including pro bono representation for victims of human trafficking, volunteer work for local animal shelters, and mentorship of high school childr...
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