JB vs. St. Marys Area School District

PENNSYLVANIA
SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER

5691/05-06 KE

File Number

JB

Child’s Name

xx.xx.xx

Date of Birth

10/11/05

Date of Hearing

Closed

Type of Hearing

For the Student:

For the St. Marys Area School District:

St. Marys Area School District 977 South St. Marys Street
St. Marys, PA 15857

Jeffrey Champagne, Esq. McNees, Wallace & Nurick 100 Pine Street
P.O. Box 1166

Harrisburg, PA 17108-1166

Date of Hearing: October 11, 2005

Receipt of Transcript: October 19, 2005

Date of Decision: November 3, 2005

Hearing Officer: Daniel J. Myers

BACKGROUND

Student is a xx year old student of the St. Marys Area School District (School District) with an auditory processing disorder and deficits in organizational skills and memory. Student’s parent contests the School District’s proposed 2005-2006 individualized education program (IEP) because Student does not believe that past IEPs have been implemented. As described in greater detail below, I find for the School District.

ISSUE

Whether or not the School District’s proposed 2005-2006 IEP should include intensive one on one instruction to address Students’ deficits in math, written expression, organization and planning, working memory, and visual and auditory perception and processing? (HO 2; N.T. 16) 1

JB-St-Marys-Area-ODRNo-5691-05-06-KE

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