Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx

Dates of Hearing: April 23, 2007 April 24, 2007 May 4, 2007


Parties to the Hearing: Parents:

District: Hollidaysburg Area School District

Transcript Received: May 9, 2007

Briefs Postmarked: May 30, 2007

Decision Written: June 13, 2007

Gerald Dambach, Ed.D Hearing Officer


Student is a xx year old Kindergarten student who has been attending [redacted] Elementary in the Hollidaysburg Area School District. He has a primary educational diagnosis of Autism and a secondary diagnosis of Speech and Language. He attended an Itinerant Autistic Support (AS) program for 90 minutes a week as well as Speech Therapy. He also received Occupational Therapy (OT). The parents removed Student from the Kindergarten program in December 2006 and placed him in a [redacted] Program for 2 days a week. 2 hours a day.

The parents requested this hearing. They allege that Student’s IEP was not being implemented and that his placement was not appropriate. The parents wished Student to be placed at the [redacted], a private school. While the parents raised the issue of implementation of the IEP, no question was raised concerning the appropriateness of the IEP.


  1. Is Student ’s IEP being implemented?
  2. Is the Private School appropriate for Student?

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