Share
Explore BrainMass

Winkelman v. Parma City School District

I am trying to understand the significant impact of the case of Winkelman v. Parma City School District with regard to issues and rulings related to the IDEA act and children with disabilities.

Please include supporting and precedent case law

Solution Preview

What are the key advantages and decisions of Winkelman v. Parma City School District?
I am trying to understand the significant impact of the case of Winkelman v. Parma City School District with regard to issues and rulings related to the IDEA act and children with disabilities.
Please include supporting and precedent case law

The case of the Winkelman v. Parma City School District involves the Winkelman's six-year old son Jacob who has a diagnosis of Autism. This diagnosis falls under the classification of a disorder that is covered under the Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In this particular case, the school and the parents could not reach an agreement regarding the individualized education program (IEP) thus taking him out of public school and putting him in ...

Solution Summary

Decision regarding the IDEA and IEP for a student with Autism

$2.19