SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICER
DUE PROCESS HEARING
ODR File Number 6898/06-07 LS
Name of Child: JC
Date of Birth: Xx/xx/xx
Dates of Hearing: November 2, 2006
Parties to the Hearing: Mrs.
Director of Special Education Hollidaysburg Area School District 201 Jackson Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Representative: Pro Se
Jane M. Williams, Esquire Sweet Stevens Tucker & Katz PO Box 5069
New Britain, PA 18901
Date Transcript Received: November 7, 2006
Date Record Closed: November 7, 2006
Date of Decision: November 16, 2006
Hearing Officer: Lynda A. Cook, Ed. D.
Student, who resides with his Mother (Parent) in the Hollidaysburg Area School District (District), is a xx year old eleventh grader. He has received special education services through the District for his entire educational career. Student’s disabilities include mental retardation, speech/language impaired, and autism/developmental disorder. The District and Parent agree on the content of the 2006-2007 IEP, but not on the location of the placement for implementing the IEP. The District filed for a due process hearing to resolve whether or not its proposed placement for 2006-2007 in the Life Skills Support Program in the high school is appropriate.
Whether the location of the placement proposed by the District is appropriate for the implementation of Student’s program? (N.T. 16)JC-Hollidaysburg-Area-ODRNo-6898-06-07-LS